This course will focus on methods and techniques to study emotions in their social context, including emotional narratives, interviews, experiments with emotional stimuli (e.g., mood induction), surveys, and daily diaries. We will study which methods and techniques are best suited to study different positive and negative emotions. The course will give special attention to ethical issues in emotion research.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Quantitative Reasoning
Students will design studies on emotion with different methods and techniques.
The course will contribute to students' ability to understand and use methods to describe and analyze psychological phenomena.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PSYC265 OR PSYC365
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected book chapters and classic and contemporary journal articles that illustrate the different methods and techniques to study emotion (drawn from journals such as EMOTION or COGNITION AND EMOTION); essays on research ethics.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Papers on designing studies on emotion with different methods and techniques, class presentations, and a final group project.
|Instructor(s): Rodriguez Mosquera,Patricia Maria Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 0||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 10||FR: X|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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