Psychology (PSYCH)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

PSYCH 1101

Why are people superstitious?  Why do people blush when they are embarrassed?  What is intelligence (and are IQ tests a good way to measure it)?  Why don't psychopaths feel guilty when they harm others?  ... view course details

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    Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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PSYCH 1280

This intensive introduction to psychology deals with how we, as individuals, understand and get along in the broader social world. Humans are a social species and our connection to others is a core element ... view course details

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    Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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    Six Week Summer.  Combined with: COGST 1500DEA 1500

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PSYCH 1650

Over the centuries, artists in a wide variety of media have employed many approaches to the creative process, ranging from the philosophical to the mechanical to the virtual. This course unravels some ... view course details

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PSYCH 1990

Research, theory, and application in sport psychology. An interdisciplinary approach which applies social and personality psychology, motivation, clinical psychology, exercise physiology, and biochemistry ... view course details

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    Three Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PSYCH 2230

Introduction to psychology from a biological perspective, which focuses on brain mechanisms of behavior. Topics include the structure and function of the nervous system, physiological approaches ... view course details

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    Six Week Summer.  Combined with: COGST 2230

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PSYCH 2750

A shared assumption among personality psychologists is that each person possesses a personality--i.e., characteristic ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving--that uniquely distinguishes him or her from ... view course details

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    Three Week Summer.  Combined with: HD 2600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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    Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: NS 3150

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PSYCH 3800

What are the causes and consequences of our own and other's judgments, feelings, attitudes, and behaviors? This course introduces students to social cognition, which is a research perspective that uses ... view course details

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    Three Week Summer. 

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