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Number:PY111
Name:General Psychology
Description:This course introduces the scientific study of behavior. It deals with such topics as learning, memory, motivation, consciousness, emotions, perceptions and experience, personality, interpersonal relations, conflict, and research methods.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

To study the biological basis of behavior.
To explore how sensations and perceptions influence our thoughts and behavior.
To learn about the conscious and unconscious mind and altered states.
To apply our understanding of conditioning and learning to improve our study skills
To understand the stages of psychological development
To apply the different personality theories to better help us understand how our personalities develop.
To better understand our emotions and what motivates us.
To be able to assess stress and burnout and to develop healthy coping methods.
To gain a compassionate understanding of psychological problems and their treatments.
To grow in self-awareness and understanding ourselves and others so we can be psychologically healthy and encourage psychological health in others.
To develop an understanding of the history of Psychology.
"To better understand thinking, language, and intelligence.
To learn about the impact of motivation and emotion.
To be introduced to the field of Social Psychology.

Books Previously Used in this Course

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S 2012 NO INFORMATION RECEIVED NONE Clark $0 $0
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