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Fundamentals of Psychology

This course introduces the field of psychology, the study of human behavior and mental processes. Through a survey of the key frameworks, landmark studies, and major subdisciplines, students gain knowledge of the historical antecedents and contemporary questions and methods that make up modern psychology. Topics covered include the brain and neuroscience, behavioral genetics, cognitive and social development, perception, learning, memory, decision making, language, consciousness, emotions, psychological disorders, social identity and behavior, and cultural processes.

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  • Format: Online
  • Section: A
  • Course Number: CRN 4592 - NPSY 0001 A
Ilaina Goldwert
Ilaina Goldwert
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Jan 22 - May 13
Spring 2019
CRN 4592
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What you will learn
  • The course emphasizes the process of examining an individual author’s work in view of the literary, biographical, historical, and cultural influences that shaped it.
  • Enhanced self-awareness and self-knowledge
  • Knowledge that can be applied towards improved academic, emotional, and social functioning
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