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PSYCH 1102

This course provides an introduction to the science of the mind.  Everyone knows what it's like to think and perceive, but this subjective experience provides little insight into how minds emerge from ... view course details

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  •  7383PSYCH 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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  •  7957PSYCH 1104  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

PSYCH 1120

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Perspective on Morality

  • 17786PSYCH 1120  SEM 101

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

PSYCH 1140

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Consciousness & the Brain

  • 17787PSYCH 1140  SEM 101

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

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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  •  7565PSYCH 1500  LEC 001

  •  7566PSYCH 1500  DIS 201

  •  7567PSYCH 1500  DIS 202

  •  7568PSYCH 1500  DIS 203

  •  7569PSYCH 1500  DIS 204

  •  7570PSYCH 1500  DIS 205

  •  7571PSYCH 1500  DIS 206

  •  7572PSYCH 1500  DIS 207

  •  7573PSYCH 1500  DIS 208

  •  7574PSYCH 1500  DIS 209

  •  7575PSYCH 1500  DIS 210

  •  7576PSYCH 1500  DIS 211

  •  7577PSYCH 1500  DIS 212

  •  7578PSYCH 1500  DIS 213

  •  7579PSYCH 1500  DIS 214

  •  7779PSYCH 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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  •  7597PSYCH 1501  LEC 001

  •  7598PSYCH 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 topics from both psychobiological ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 7090

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

PSYCH 2091

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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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  9562PSYCH 2091  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Schwade, J

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

  •  7721PSYCH 2150  LEC 001

PSYCH 2940

Effective judgments and decisions are critical to success in every avenue of life. This course will explore research on the principles of sound judgment and decision making, and on the ways in which people's ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AEM 2020

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18024PSYCH 2940  LEC 001

    • MWWarren Hall B25
    • Frank, R

      Gilovich, T

      O'Donoghue, T

      Russo, J

      Schulze, W

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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  •  7407PSYCH 3140  LEC 001

PSYCH 3150

Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NS 3150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16316PSYCH 3150  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: NS 1150 or PSYCH 1101. Enrollment limited to: Junior or Senior students during pre-enroll. Sophomores may be allowed to open enroll if there are spaces open during the ADD period. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).

PSYCH 3160

Lab course designed to introduce students to experimental methods in auditory perception and cognition. Students complete a short computer-based course on experimental design and statistical analysis. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 7160

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9301PSYCH 3160  LAB 401

    • R
    • Krumhansl, C

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

  •  6085PSYCH 3250  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

  •  7600PSYCH 3280  SEM 101

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

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

  •  8002PSYCH 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

  • Topic: Inconvenient Truths II: A Realistic Look at Human

  • 18143PSYCH 4320  SEM 101

    • M
    • Edelman, S

PSYCH 4420

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 6421

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18011PSYCH 4420  SEM 101

PSYCH 4600

Neurons generate action potentials.  Brains underlie feeding, fighting, fleeing, and reproduction, also navigation, attention, sociality, art, and science.  What about the middle part?  This advanced seminar ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 6600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17112PSYCH 4600  SEM 101

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

  •  6135PSYCH 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Christiansen, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6136PSYCH 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Cleland, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6137PSYCH 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6138PSYCH 4700  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Devoogd, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8407PSYCH 4700  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Krosch, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6139PSYCH 4700  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6140PSYCH 4700  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6141PSYCH 4700  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Field, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6188PSYCH 4700  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6189PSYCH 4700  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6190PSYCH 4700  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6191PSYCH 4700  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kinzler, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6192PSYCH 4700  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Krumhansl, C

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6193PSYCH 4700  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Levitsky, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6194PSYCH 4700  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Pizarro, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6233PSYCH 4700  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Zayas, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6234PSYCH 4700  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Segal, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6235PSYCH 4700  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Smith, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6236PSYCH 4700  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Strupp, B

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6237PSYCH 4700  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Zayas, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6238PSYCH 4700  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6239PSYCH 4700  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6923PSYCH 4700  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Casasola, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7412PSYCH 4700  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Koslowski, B

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7787PSYCH 4700  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Reyna, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8374PSYCH 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

  •  6156PSYCH 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6157PSYCH 4710  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Christiansen, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6158PSYCH 4710  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Cleland, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6159PSYCH 4710  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6160PSYCH 4710  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Devoogd, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6161PSYCH 4710  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Anderson, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6162PSYCH 4710  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6163PSYCH 4710  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6164PSYCH 4710  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Field, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6195PSYCH 4710  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Krosch, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6196PSYCH 4710  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6197PSYCH 4710  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6198PSYCH 4710  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kinzler, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6199PSYCH 4710  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Krumhansl, C

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6200PSYCH 4710  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Levitsky, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6201PSYCH 4710  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Pizarro, D

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  •  6240PSYCH 4710  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6241PSYCH 4710  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6242PSYCH 4710  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Segal, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6243PSYCH 4710  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Strupp, B

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6244PSYCH 4710  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Zayas, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6245PSYCH 4710  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Smith, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6246PSYCH 4710  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6247PSYCH 4710  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6924PSYCH 4710  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Casasola, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7416PSYCH 4710  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Reyna, V

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7417PSYCH 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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  •  7305PSYCH 4760  LEC 001

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

  •  6027PSYCH 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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  •  7444PSYCH 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

  •  6019PSYCH 6210  SEM 101

    • R
    • Field, D

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

  •  8003PSYCH 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: Cognition & Neural Systems

  •  6907PSYCH 6271  SEM 101

    • T
    • Cleland, T

      Smith, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Mechanisms of Social Behavior

  •  7708PSYCH 6271  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

PSYCH 6421

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4420

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18010PSYCH 6421  SEM 101

PSYCH 6480

Imagination and Cognition: Imagination serves important functions in everyday thought and action. We will read some classic and some recent studies highlighting the cognitive and neural basis of imagination, ... view course details

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  • 18122PSYCH 6480  SEM 101

  • 18134PSYCH 6480  DIS 201

PSYCH 6600

Neurons generate action potentials.  Brains underlie feeding, fighting, fleeing, and reproduction, also navigation, attention, sociality, art, and science.  What about the middle part?  This advanced seminar ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17996PSYCH 6600  SEM 101

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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  •  7311PSYCH 6760  LEC 001

PSYCH 7000

A graduate research seminar in biopsychology. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6178PSYCH 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

PSYCH 7100

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

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6921PSYCH 7100  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Christiansen, M

PSYCH 7160

Lab course designed to introduce students to experimental methods in auditory perception and cognition. Students complete a short computer-based course on experimental design and statistical analysis. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3160

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9333PSYCH 7160  LAB 401

    • R
    • Krumhansl, C

PSYCH 7200

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

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6920PSYCH 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

  •  6028PSYCH 7760  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

      Gilovich, T

      Kinzler, K

      Krosch, A

      Pizarro, D

      Zayas, V

  • 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

  •  6029PSYCH 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

  •  6030PSYCH 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

  •  6172PSYCH 9200  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Gilovich, T