- The four stages of intellectual growth are introduced.
Number of courses 12 courses beyond prereq (incl senior req)
Advanced topics in infant cognitive, social, and emotional development. Attention to infant attachment strategies as well as maternal and paternal investment and attachment. Perspectives from biology; anthropology; and developmental, comparative, clinical, physiological, and evolutionary psychology.
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An overview of current research questions and results in the area of cognition and emotion. Exploration of both basic research questions as well as implications of cognitive approaches towards emotions for domains such as emotional disorders and psychological resilience and well-being. Prerequisite: PYSC 110.
PSYC 151a / EDST 150a, Theory and Practice of Emotional Intelligence
An interdisciplinary approach to understanding and treating psychiatric disorders, integrating clinical psychology, psychiatry, and advances in basic neuroscience. Focus on how research with animal models can advance our understanding of psychiatric disorders and generate more effective treatments for patients. Topics include drug addiction, depression, Parkinson's disease, and schizophrenia.
- Stress Research Paper goes into the diverse symptoms of stress.
Study of social cognition, attitudes and persuasion, group processes, intergroup processes, prosocial behavior, aggression, and conformity. Theories, methodology, and applications of social psychology. Prerequisite: .
PSYC 157b, Psychology and the Good Life
- Prozac Diary by Laura Slater Term Paper looks at how to place an order for a book review with giving detailed instructions, and guidelines to follow.