Psychology (PSYCH)Arts and Sciences

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PSYCH 1102

This course provides an introduction to the science of the mind.  Most people have privileged access to one mind, yet this internal experience is often misleading and provides little insight into how minds ... view course details

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  •  8335PSYCH 1102  LEC 001

PSYCH 1104

This section is highly recommended for students who are interested in learning about the topics covered in the main course through writing and discussion.  view course details

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  •  9686PSYCH 1104  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

PSYCH 1140

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:An Exploration of Cognition and Perception

  • 17493PSYCH 1140  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

PSYCH 1500

Environmental Psychology is an interdisciplinary field concerned with how the physical environment and human behavior interrelate. Most of the course focuses on how residential environments and urban and ... view course details

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  •  8625PSYCH 1500  LEC 001

  •  8626PSYCH 1500  DIS 201

  •  8627PSYCH 1500  DIS 202

  •  8628PSYCH 1500  DIS 203

  •  8629PSYCH 1500  DIS 204

  •  8630PSYCH 1500  DIS 205

  •  8631PSYCH 1500  DIS 206

  •  8632PSYCH 1500  DIS 207

  •  8633PSYCH 1500  DIS 208

  •  8634PSYCH 1500  DIS 209

  •  8635PSYCH 1500  DIS 210

  •  8636PSYCH 1500  DIS 211

  •  8637PSYCH 1500  DIS 212

  •  8638PSYCH 1500  DIS 213

  •  8639PSYCH 1500  DIS 214

  •  8640PSYCH 1500  DIS 215

  •  8912PSYCH 1500  DIS 216

PSYCH 1501

Human-Environment Relations is an interdisciplinary field concerned with how the physical environment and human behavior interrelate. Most of the course focuses on how residential environments and urban ... view course details

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  •  8663PSYCH 1501  LEC 001

  •  8664PSYCH 1501  DIS 201

PSYCH 2090

One of four introductory courses in cognition and perception. A comprehensive introduction to current thinking and research in developmental psychology that approaches problems from both psychobiological ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 7090

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6832PSYCH 2090  LEC 001

PSYCH 2150

Provides an introduction to the psychology of language. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the scientific study of psycholinguistic phenomena. Covers a broad range of topics ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COGST 2150LING 2215

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8842PSYCH 2150  LEC 001

PSYCH 2800

Introduction to research and theory in social psychology. Topics include social influence, persuasion, and attitude change; social interaction and group phenomena; altruism and aggression; stereotyping ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16285PSYCH 2800  LEC 001

PSYCH 2801

Writing in the Majors section of PSYCH 2800. In addition to attending all the lectures in PSYCH 2800, students will attend an additional weekly seminar and all assessment is based on writing instead of ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 17345PSYCH 2801  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T

PSYCH 3140

This course states and motivates the observation that cognition is fundamentally a computational process and explores the implications of this idea. Students are introduced to a variety of conceptual tools ... view course details

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  •  8377PSYCH 3140  LEC 001

PSYCH 3250

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: HD 3700

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6713PSYCH 3250  LEC 001

PSYCH 3260

Broad comparative approach to the behavior of animals and humans with special emphasis on the evolution of human behavior. Topics vary but include some of the following: human evolution, evolutionary and ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9714PSYCH 3260  LEC 001

PSYCH 3280

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

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  •   Combined with: HD 3280

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8670PSYCH 3280  SEM 101

PSYCH 3320

Surveys the approaches that have been or are currently being used in order to understand the biological bases for learning and memory. Topics include invertebrate, "simple system" approaches, avian song ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIONB 3280

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8013PSYCH 3320  LEC 001

PSYCH 3820

This course will familiarize you with the basic experimental social psychology research that investigates how our thoughts and beliefs (stereotypes), evaluative attitudes (prejudice), and behavioral responses ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17866PSYCH 3820  LEC 001

PSYCH 4230

Although the hippocampus has been the subject of intense scrutiny for nearly 50 years, there remains considerable disagreement about functional contributions the hippocampus makes to learning and memory ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 6230

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9957PSYCH 4230  SEM 101

PSYCH 4320

A course examining the core disciplines of cognitive science using varied themes from semester to semester. view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIONB 4330COGST 4310

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17809PSYCH 4320  LEC 001

PSYCH 4500

This course will give an opportunity to learn how to communicate concepts and knowledge from the psychological sciences.  We will examine the challenges associated with science communications, including ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 6500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18147PSYCH 4500  LEC 001

PSYCH 4700

Practice in planning, conducting, and reporting independent laboratory, field, and/or library research. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6764PSYCH 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Christiansen, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6765PSYCH 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Cleland, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6766PSYCH 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

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  •  6767PSYCH 4700  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Devoogd, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18333PSYCH 4700  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Krosch, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6768PSYCH 4700  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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  •  6769PSYCH 4700  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

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  •  6770PSYCH 4700  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Field, D

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  •  6818PSYCH 4700  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

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  •  6819PSYCH 4700  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T

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  •  6820PSYCH 4700  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6821PSYCH 4700  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kinzler, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6822PSYCH 4700  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Krumhansl, C

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6823PSYCH 4700  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Levitsky, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6824PSYCH 4700  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Pizarro, D

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  •  6863PSYCH 4700  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Zayas, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6864PSYCH 4700  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Regan, E

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6865PSYCH 4700  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Segal, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6866PSYCH 4700  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Smith, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6867PSYCH 4700  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Strupp, B

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6868PSYCH 4700  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Zayas, V

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  •  6869PSYCH 4700  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6870PSYCH 4700  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7628PSYCH 4700  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Casasola, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8386PSYCH 4700  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Koslowski, B

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8935PSYCH 4700  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Reyna, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18093PSYCH 4700  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Mendle, J

PSYCH 4710

Advanced experience in planning, conducting, and reporting independent laboratory, field, and/or library research. One, and preferably two, semesters of PSYCH 4700 is required. The research should be more ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6785PSYCH 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6786PSYCH 4710  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Christiansen, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6787PSYCH 4710  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Cleland, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6788PSYCH 4710  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6789PSYCH 4710  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Devoogd, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6790PSYCH 4710  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Anderson, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6791PSYCH 4710  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6792PSYCH 4710  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6793PSYCH 4710  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Field, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6825PSYCH 4710  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Krosch, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6826PSYCH 4710  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6827PSYCH 4710  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6828PSYCH 4710  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kinzler, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6829PSYCH 4710  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Krumhansl, C

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6830PSYCH 4710  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Levitsky, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6831PSYCH 4710  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Pizarro, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6871PSYCH 4710  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Regan, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6872PSYCH 4710  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Regan, E

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  •  6873PSYCH 4710  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Segal, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6874PSYCH 4710  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Strupp, B

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6875PSYCH 4710  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Zayas, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6876PSYCH 4710  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Smith, D

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  •  6877PSYCH 4710  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6878PSYCH 4710  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7629PSYCH 4710  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Casasola, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8390PSYCH 4710  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Reyna, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8391PSYCH 4710  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

PSYCH 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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  •  8193PSYCH 4760  LEC 001

PSYCH 4840

Covers recent social psychological research on human goals and desires. We will examine the meaning and similarity of the constructs of goals, motivation, desires, wants, and needs. Our discussion will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 6840

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8421PSYCH 4840  SEM 101

  • Limited to 15 students, by application. Prerequisites: at least 1 course in Social Psychology or permission of instructor.

PSYCH 4910

Research methods are the tools that allow psychologists to test the validity of hypotheses. This course provides a survey of the methods used by scientists in personality and social psychology as well ... view course details

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  • 16283PSYCH 4910  LAB 401

PSYCH 6000

This course is designed to introduce first-year graduates to the Psychology Department faculty through a weekly series of presentations of current research. view course details

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  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6650PSYCH 6000  SEM 101

PSYCH 6140

This course states and motivates the observation that cognition is fundamentally a computational process and explores the implications of this idea. Students are introduced to a variety of conceptual tools ... view course details

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  •  8425PSYCH 6140  LEC 001

PSYCH 6210

Graduate seminar coupled with the Psychology Colloquium series. For 6-8 of the speakers, we read readings designated by the speaker in advance of their arrival, and meet with the speaker in the Thursday ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6642PSYCH 6210  SEM 101

PSYCH 6230

Although the hippocampus has been the subject of intense scrutiny for nearly 50 years, there remains considerable disagreement about functional contributions the hippocampus makes to learning and memory ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4230

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9958PSYCH 6230  SEM 101

PSYCH 6271

Course explores current issues in Psychology.  Topics vary by section. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Mechanisms of Social Behavior

  •  7608PSYCH 6271  SEM 101

    • T
    • Cleland, T

      Smith, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Mechanisms of Social Behavior

  •  8814PSYCH 6271  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

PSYCH 6480

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: COGST 6480HD 6480

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18548PSYCH 6480  SEM 101

PSYCH 6500

This course will give an opportunity to learn how to communicate concepts and knowledge from the psychological sciences.  We will examine the challenges associated with science communications, including ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18237PSYCH 6500  LEC 001

PSYCH 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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  •  8200PSYCH 6760  LEC 001

PSYCH 6840

Covers recent social psychological research on human goals and desires. We will examine the meaning and similarity of the constructs of goals, motivation, desires, wants, and needs. Our discussion will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4840

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8423PSYCH 6840  SEM 101

PSYCH 6910

Research methods are the tools that allow psychologists to test the validity of hypotheses. This course provides a survey of the methods used by scientists in personality and social psychology as well ... view course details

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  • 17352PSYCH 6910  LAB 401

PSYCH 7000

A graduate research seminar in biopsychology. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6808PSYCH 7000  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Field, D

PSYCH 7090

One of four introductory courses in cognition and perception. A comprehensive introduction to current thinking and research in developmental psychology that approaches problems from both psychobiological ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 2090

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6817PSYCH 7090  LEC 001

PSYCH 7100

A graduate research seminar in human experimental psychology. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  7624PSYCH 7100  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Christiansen, M

PSYCH 7200

A graduate research seminar in social psychology and personality. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  7623PSYCH 7200  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

PSYCH 7760

Second semester of a year-long discussion-seminar course intended to give graduate students an in-depth understanding of current research and theory in social psychology. Emphasizes social cognition, but ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6651PSYCH 7760  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in social psychology. Permission of instructors required.

PSYCH 9000

A graduate seminar on doctoral thesis research in biopsychology. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6652PSYCH 9000  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Regan, E

PSYCH 9100

A graduate seminar on doctoral thesis research in human experimental psychology. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6653PSYCH 9100  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

PSYCH 9200

A graduate seminar on doctoral thesis research in social psychology and personality. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6801PSYCH 9200  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T