Psychology (PSYCH)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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

  •  1332PSYCH 1101  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall 262
    • Jun 25 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Bulkin, D

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1001

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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  •  1335PSYCH 1102  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall 202
    • Jun 25 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Iricinschi, C

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1684

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1341PSYCH 1990  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall G26
    • Jun 25 - Jul 13, 2018
    • DePalma, M

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1007

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

  •  1342PSYCH 2230  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall 254
    • Jun 25 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Mora Macias, E

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1012

PSYCH 2750

What is "personality"? How is it scientifically studied and measured?  To what extent, do biological, social, and cultural factors shape personality?  Is personality an expression of our genetic make up ... view course details

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  •   Three Week Summer.  Combined with: HD 2600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1344PSYCH 2750  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 30 - Jun 22, 2018
    • Zayas, V

  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1015

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1279PSYCH 3150  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 26 - Jul 14, 2018
    • Levitsky, D

  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2799

PSYCH 3800

How do we form and change our first impressions of other people? What kinds of events put us into happy versus sad moods?  What explains why we persist in holding stereotypes of groups?  Can we explain ... view course details

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  •   Three Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1362PSYCH 3800  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 30 - Jun 22, 2018
    • Ferguson, M

  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3056