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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

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Exploring Psychology in Modules 1-4292-1636-0 Myers, David G. 8TH 11 Worth Publishers, Inc.
F 2012 Exploring Psychology in Modules 1-4292-1636-0 Myers, David G. 8TH 11 Worth Publishers, Inc.
F 2012 Exploring Psychology in Modules (Loose)-Pkg. 1-4292-9646-1 Myers, David G. 8TH 11 Worth Publishers, Inc.
F 2012 Exploring Psychology in Modules - With Card 1-4292-9492-2 Myers, David G. 8TH 11 Worth Publishers, Inc.
F 2012 Psychology: Science of Behavior 1-61882-168-7 Ettinger, R. H. 4TH 11 Best Value Textbooks, Llc
S 2012 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 WORTH
S 2012 NO INFORMATION RECEIVED NONE
F 2011 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 WORTH
F 2011 PSYCHOLOGY 1-60229-878-5 ETTINGER 4 BEST VALUE
S 2011 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 VHPS
F 2010 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 WORTH
S 2010 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 WORTH
V 2010 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 WORTH
F 2009 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 VHPS
F 2009 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS EXPLORIN 7 WORTH
F 2009 PSYCHOLOGY 0-495-09553-2 COON 3 NEBRASKA BOOK COMPANY
F 2009 PSYCHOLOGY 0-495-09553-2 COON PSYCHOLO 3 WAD
S 2009 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 VHPS
F 2008 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M MYERS 6 WORTH
F 2008 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M 1-4292-0589-X MYERS 7 VHPS
F 2008 PSYCHOLOGY 0-495-09553-2 COON 3 NEBRASKA BOOK COMPANY
S 2008 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M MYERS 6 WORTH
F 2007 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN M MYERS 6 WORTH
F 2007 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN MODULES 0-7167-8931-0 MYERS 6 VHPS
F 2007 INVITATION TO PSYCHOLOGY WADE 4 PH
F 2007 PSYCHOLOGY COON 2 WAD
S 2007 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN MODULES 0-7167-8931-0 MYERS 6 VHPS
S 2007 PSYCHOLOGY 0-534-63264-5 COON 2 THOMSON LEARNING
F 2006 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN MODULES MYERS 6TH 05
S 2006 COON C" PSYCHOLO
S 2006 UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGY MORRIS 7TH 06
U 2006 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN MODULES MYERS 6TH 05
F 2005 COON C" PSYCHOLO
F 2005 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY IN MODULES MYERS 6TH 05
F 2003 Psychology 0534612369 Rathus 7 Wadsworth
F 2003 Psychology: Journey w/CD 0534568726 Coon Thomson
F 2002 ESSENTIALS OF PAYCHOLGY-W/CD 0072487623 LAHEY MCG
F 2002 FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHOLOGY 0205354807 KOSSLYN PEARSON
S 2002 Essentials Of Psychology 0-205-33302-8 Baron 3rd Pearson
S 2002 ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY-W/CD 0-07-248762-3 LAHEY 02 MCGRAW
F 2001 Essentials Of Psychology 0-205-33302-8 Baron 3rd Pearson
S 2001 Psychology 0-13-932583-2 Davis 3 PH
F 2000 Psychology (Pkg#1) Mind Matters CD 0-13-057613-1 Davis PH
S 2000 Intro to Phychology 0-534-36319-9 Plotnik 5 B/C
S 2000 Intro to Psychology 0-534-36319-9 Plotnik 5 B/C
F 1999 Intro to Psychology 0-534-36319-9 Plotnik 5 B/C
F 1999 Intro to Psycology 0-534-36319-9 Plotnik 5 B/C
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