HD 2610

HD 2610

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Examines the origins and development of human social behavior. Our species is notably social, with both positive and negative consequences: we thrive in groups, yet we often discriminate against those who are not like us. This course focuses on social cognitive development in infancy and early childhood, with the goal of understanding the foundations of human nature in a social context. Likely topics include theories of mind, social learning, social categorization, motivation, moral development, and attachment.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory psychology or a human development course is highly recommended.

Distribution Category (SBA-HE)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 2610

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17623HD 2610  LEC 001