|Field of Study||Social science|
This course introduces students to the concepts, methods, and principles of the scientific study of human psychology. It provides an overview of the biological, cognitive, emotional, and social bases of thought and behavior, the development of fundamental psychological processes, and the nature and treatment of psychological disorders. The course is intended to familiarize students with the most prominent theories and theorists, methodologies, and empirical findings in the field of psychological science. Historical and current research will be discussed. This course will also attempt to enhance the ability of students to think clearly and critically about psychological issues, but does not attempt to teach students how to do psychological therapy.
|Objective||- Recognize and explain the scientific method and evaluate scientific information - Discriminate between reliable and less reliable information in your decision-making - Understand that behavior, thoughts, and emotions are shaped by heredity,immediate environment, and culture. - Understand that people’s experience of the world is subjective.|
|Preparations||Textbook – Psychology, 10th (10e) Edition by David Myers The instructor will provide all course materials in advance.|
|Last Updated||February 24, 2020|