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HD 1170

Broad overview of theories, research, and issues in the study of human development during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Focuses on the major biological, cognitive, and social changes during adolescence; ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13466HD 1170  LEC 001

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HD 2510

Analyzes the social aspects of aging in contemporary American society from a lifecourse perspective. Topics include (1) an introduction to the field of gerontology, its history, theories, and research ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 2510

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16671HD 2510  LEC 001

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  • 17489HD 2510  DIS 201

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  • 17490HD 2510  DIS 202

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  • 17491HD 2510  DIS 203

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  • 17493HD 2510  DIS 205

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HD 2800

This course focuses on the cutting-edge research from the recently emerged, exciting field of cultural psychology. We discuss major theories and findings that integrate cultural perspectives into psychology, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AAS 2800

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15727HD 2800  LEC 001

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HD 3190

Focuses on how the scientific study of human memory interfaces with the theory and practice of law. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16786HD 3190  LEC 001

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HD 3280

Continues the field practicum experience from PSYCH 3270. view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3280

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16452HD 3280  SEM 101

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HD 3370

Surveys basic issues, methods, and research in the study of first-language acquisition. Considers major theoretical positions in the field in the light of experimental studies in first-language acquisition ... view course details

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  • 14317HD 3370  LEC 001

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HD 3460

The course examines the role of play in promoting the learning and socio-emotional development of children. Through class discussions, hands-on activities, observations, videos, and discussion of recent ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16731HD 3460  LEC 001

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HD 3490

Takes a comprehensive look at current research and theory in the emerging field of Positive Psychology. Students become familiar with theories, methods, and empirical research pertaining to the psychology ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16677HD 3490  LEC 001

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  • 17700HD 3490  DIS 201

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  • 17701HD 3490  DIS 202

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  • 17702HD 3490  DIS 203

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  • 17703HD 3490  DIS 204

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  • 17704HD 3490  DIS 205

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  • 17705HD 3490  DIS 206

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HD 3620

Covers the science of interpersonal relationships. Examines the basic nature of human affectional bonds, including their functions and dynamics. Covers such topics as interpersonal attraction and mate ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13675HD 3620  LEC 001

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  • Please feel free to add your name to the wait list. You will be contacted directly if a space opens up for you.

HD 3660

Focuses on networks of brain regions that are organized around the integration of processes related to emotion and motivation. The course first explores brain pathways for processing visual, auditory, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14420HD 3660  LEC 001

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HD 3700

A theoretical and empirical approach to the biological, psychological, and social (including cultural and historical) aspects of adult psychopathology. Readings range from Freud to topics in psychopharmacology. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3250

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13899HD 3700  LEC 001

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HD 4240

Reviews theory and research on stress, emotions, and health. This course offers opportunities for students to develop new ways to integrate theory and research on stress and health with the advances in ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16788HD 4240  SEM 101

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  • Preference given to HD majors.

HD 4440

The course will survey the nature of human intelligence. Examples of topics include theories of intelligence, measurement of intelligence, development of intelligence, cultural issues regarding intelligence, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 6440

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15724HD 4440  SEM 101

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  • Preference given to Human Development majors.

HD 4620

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18299HD 4620  LAB 401

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HD 4630

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a non-invasive method for observing the living human brain. This course will serve as an introduction to neuroimaging methods, introducing students to the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14323HD 4630  SEM 101

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  • Required Prerequisites: HD2200 or PSYCH2230 or BioNB2220; HD3820 or PSYCH3500; AEM2100 or BTRY3010 or ILRST2100 or MATH1710 or PAM2100. Open to standing juniors, seniors, and graduate students with permission from the instructor only.

HD 4720

This course is designed to expose students to multiple aspects of human brain research in the context of emotional and social aspects of cognition. To gain experience in empirical research and how it fits ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17535HD 4720  LAB 401

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  • Preference given to Human Development majors.

HD 4730

Neuroscientists increasingly consider complex human behavior as emergent from patterns of functional and structural connectivity within the brain (i.e. neural networks). This has led to the development ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17524HD 4730  LAB 401

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  • Preference given to Human Development majors.

HD 4760

This course builds on the first graduate statistics class for social sciences offered in falls. It will cover the general linear model as a data analytic tool. The focus will be on applied regression models. ... view course details

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  • 14308HD 4760  LEC 001

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HD 4770

This course will explore psychopathology by pairing literary descriptions of common disorders with psychological research. By examining mental illness through the lens of popular writing, we will explore ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 6710

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16787HD 4770  LEC 001

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  • Students who would like to be in this class should add themselves to the wait list.

HD 4780

This seminar examines in detail the nature, diagnosis, epidemiology, causes, and treatment of ADHD through a critical evaluation of the recent scientific and medical literature. Also considers implications ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14403HD 4780  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: HD 1150 or equivalent, introductory biology, statistics course.

HD 4980

In this weekly seminar, students are guided through the process of completing an honors thesis in human development. The course focuses on developing students' writing abilities, reviewing statistics and ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • 13975HD 4980  SEM 101

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  • Enrollment limited to: HD Honors program students.

HD 6200

Designed as an orientation to the department and the university. Activities include attendance at research presentations, visits to departmental research laboratories, relevant informational sessions (e.g., ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • 14449HD 6200  SEM 101

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HD 6250

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18298HD 6250  SEM 101

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HD 6310

Designed to help students develop a broad understanding of the mechanisms, processes, and current issues in cognitive development and learn to do critical, in-depth analyses of developmental research. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16785HD 6310  SEM 101

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HD 6350

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17694HD 6350  SEM 101

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HD 6400

Examines development in infancy through a critical review of key research and theory in selected aspects of neurobehavior, perception, cognition, language, emotion, and social relationships. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14404HD 6400  SEM 101

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HD 6440

The course will survey the nature of human intelligence. Examples of topics include theories of intelligence, measurement of intelligence, development of intelligence, cultural issues regarding intelligence, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 4440

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15725HD 6440  SEM 101

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HD 6530

This course will examine the developmental transitions occurring between adolescence and adulthood in the United States. Students will learn about social, biological, and cognitive theories that chart ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18178HD 6530  SEM 101

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HD 6650

This seminar examines how the physical and social contexts of disadvantage shape child development. We investigate how childhood disadvantage influences biology and health as well as cognitive ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DEA 6650

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18023HD 6650  SEM 101

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HD 6680

This graduate seminar will explore the growing research literature on the evaluation and implementation of evidence-based programs in the social and behavioral sciences. Funders are increasingly requiring ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16762HD 6680  SEM 101

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HD 6690

This course will examine human bonding primarily from a psychological perspective, drawing on empirical and theoretical work from the fields of developmental, clinical, evolutionary, cognitive, personality, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14472HD 6690  SEM 101

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HD 6710

This course provides an overview to the etiology, manifestation, diagnosis, course, and treatment of the most commonly presented DSM-V psychological disorders. view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 4770

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18015HD 6710  LEC 001

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HD 6760

This course builds on the first graduate statistics class for social sciences offered in falls. It will cover the general linear model as a data analytic tool. The focus will be on applied regression models. ... view course details

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  • 14319HD 6760  LEC 001

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