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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...
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...
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Developmental Psychology
How do people grow and change through life, from conception to death? This course introduces the field of human developmental psychology. Topics addressed include the characteristics and capacities of the human infant, infant-parent attachment and interaction, cognitive development, control of emotions, social cognition, family and peer relationships, moral development, and aging. We consider both biological and cult...
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Psychology of Dreams
Dreams are our subconscious attempt to reconcile our inner and outer worlds. Dreams are triggered by many needs--to resolve a problem, to gratify a wish, to relive an event, to give expression to suppressed emotions. What all dreams have in common is the depth of their message, for dreams come from the most profound part of the self. In dreaming, we explore that mysterious place; we evolve and become. The class studi...
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
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