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Psychology
Cognititve Psychology
Ordinary mental activities such as recognizing a word, forgetting a phone number, and distinguishing a cup from a glass seem transparently simple. Examined more closely, they are complex and not easily explained. Cognitive psychology is the empirical study of longstanding questions about what we know, how we know it, and how our knowledge is structured, accessed, and used. We start with the psychology of William Jame...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4632 - NPSY 0610 A
  • Cyr, Travis
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Understanding and Treating Victims of Abuse
This course introduces students to the dynamic and often controversial field of advocacy, intervention, and treatment for abused children, ranging from the reporting of abuse to protective services to therapeutic treatment of child victims and adult survivors. There are lectures and group discussions, and experts describe their professional experiences. Specific topics include the workings of the New York City Admini...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4598 - NPSY 0860 A
  • Frank, Michele
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Mindfulness and Meditation in Psychology
Mindfulness—paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity, acceptance, and non-identification—is an ancient practice that has become increasingly popular today. This course is designed to familiarize students with mindfulness and meditation as studied in psychology. Particular attention is paid to their incorporation into psychotherapy as well as scientific research. Students also learn about the hi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6620 - NPSY 0646 A
  • Kaplan, Jonathan
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
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, percept...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1938 - NPSY 0001 A
  • Chavez, Jessica
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
Theories of Personality
Personality can be understood through a variety of theoretical perspectives, including psychoanalytic, trait-based, biological, behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic approaches. This course provides a survey of these perspectives and their supporting research and introduces various approaches to the assessment of personality in clinical and organizational settings. The class also examines personality disorders, inclu...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1940 - NPSY 0401 A
  • Odom, Anna
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
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