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Psychology at Carleton provides a systematic approach to the study of behavior and experience. It examines processes of physiological functioning, human and animal learning, human and animal cognition, cognitive and social development, personality, social influence, and psychopathology, and treats particular topics (e.g., prejudice, real-life decision making, and psychopharmocology) that are representative of the diversity and complexity of psychology. It also strongly emphasizes the development of analytic and expressive skills that are the basis of investigation, evaluation, and communication in the field.

Psychology 110 is the basic introductory course in the department and is a prerequisite for all other courses in psychology. Only in exceptional circumstances (e.g., an advanced placement score of 4 or 5 or a higher level IB score of 6 or 7) will a student be allowed to enroll in an upper-level psychology course without having taken Psychology 110. Majors in the department generally enroll in mid-level courses in our three core areas:

Biological and Behavioral Processes Courses: 210, 212, 216, 218, 220, 263, 267

Cognitive Studies Courses: PSYC 220, CGSC/PSYC 232, PSYC 234, CGSC 236, PSYC 238

Social Behavior, Development, and Personality Courses: 224, 248, 250, 252, 254, 256, 258, 260

Majors are advised to plan their schedules carefully in light of the prerequisites listed for upper-level courses in each area and the schedule of course offerings. A major in psychology prepares students for graduate study toward an advanced research degree in psychology and for a variety of professional programs and careers in psychological and social service areas. It also serves those intending to pursue careers in law, medicine, education, and business.

Requirements for a Major

The introductory course (110), (unless waived by an advanced placement score of 4 or 5 or a higher level exam IB score of 6 or 7, and a passable grade in a mid-level course); the measurement and methods and accompanying lab (200, 201); four courses from a list of core courses (courses numbered 210-267) including one from the Biological and Behavioral Processes group (210, 212, 216, 218, 220, 263, 267), one from the Cognitive Studies group (220, 232, 234, 238, CGSC 236, 238), and one from the Social Behavior, Development and Personality group (224, 248, 250, 252, 254, 256, 258, 260); two upper-level courses (318-384, CGSC 380, CGSC 385, CGSC 386) including at least one seminar (courses numbered 358 to 386); two laboratory courses (211, 217, 221, 233, 235, 257, 259, 261); a capstone seminar of 299 plus either 397, 398, 399; and the integrative exercise (400).

All majors should complete the measurement and methods (200 and 201) course with lab during their sophomore or junior years. Particular courses in biology, education, linguistics, mathematics and computer science, economics, philosophy, and sociology-anthropology may also be recommended, depending on an individual's interests and plans.

For future planning purposes, majors should anticipate that the capstone seminar would be taken in the first half of the spring of the junior year (299) plus either 397, 398 or 399 during the latter half of that spring term and that the integrative exercise will be completed during the fall and possibly winter of the senior year depending on the nature of the comps project.

Psychology Courses

PSYC 110. Principles of Psychology This course surveys major topics in psychology. We consider the approaches different psychologists take to describe and explain behavior. We will consider a broad range of topics, including how animals learn and remember contexts and behaviors, how personality develops and influences functioning, how the nervous system is structured and how it supports mental events, how knowledge of the nervous system may inform an understanding of conditions such as schizophrenia, how people acquire, remember and process information, how psychopathology is diagnosed, explained, and treated, how infants and children develop, and how people behave in groups and think about their social environment. 6 cr., SI, Fall,Winter,SpringStaff

PSYC 200. Measurement and Data Analysis in Psychology The course considers the role of measurement and data analysis focused on behavioral sciences. Various forms of measurement and standards for the evaluation of measures are explored. Students learn how to summarize, organize, and evaluate data using a variety of techniques that are applicable to research in psychology and other disciplines. Among the analyses discussed and applied are tests of means, various forms of analysis of variance, correlation and regression, planned and post-hoc comparisons, as well as various non-parametric tests. Research design is also explored. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. Psychology 200 requires concurrent registration in Psychology 201. 6 cr., FSR, QRE, Fall,WinterK. Abrams, J. Neiworth

PSYC 201. Measurement and Data Analysis Lab This lab course accompanies the lecture course, Psychology 200, and must be taken during the same term. The lab will provide an opportunity to explore lecture topics more deeply, and in particular emphasize data collection and computational skills. 2 cr., FSR, QRE, Fall,WinterK. Abrams, J. Neiworth

PSYC 210. Psychology of Learning A summary of theoretical approaches, historical influences and contemporary research in the area of human and animal learning. The course provides a background in classical, operant, and contemporary conditioning models, and these are applied to issues such as behavioral therapy, drug addiction, decision-making, education, and choice. It is recommended that students enroll concurrently in Psychology 211. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 210 and 211 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110, or consent of the instructor. 6 cr., LS, WR2, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 211. Laboratory Research Methods in Learning This course accompanies Psychology 210. Students will replicate classical studies and plan and conduct original empirical research projects in the study of human and animal learning. Psychology 211 requires concurrent or prior registration in Psychology 210. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 210 and 211 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 2 cr., LS, WR2, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 216. Behavioral Neuroscience An introduction to the physiological bases of complex behaviors in mammals, with an emphasis on neural and hormonal mechanisms. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 216 and 217 to satisfy the LS requirement. Requires concurrent registration in PSYC 217. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., LS, Fall,SpringL. Wichlinski, A. Robinson

PSYC 217. Laboratory Research Methods in Behavioral Neuroscience The course provides instruction and experience in methods of behavioral neuroscience, the study of the inter-relation of the brain (and hormonal systems) and behavior. The focus of this laboratory will be on standard methods of inducing behavioral changes via neural and hormonal manipulations in mammals. Psychology 217 requires concurrent registration in Psychology 216. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 216 and 217 to satisfy the LS requirement. 2 cr., LS, Fall,SpringL. Wichlinski, A. Robinson

PSYC 218. Hormones and Behavior In this course, students will learn about the relationship between hormones and behavior. The approach in this course will be based in biological psychology and will emphasize the experimental evidence upon which our understanding of hormones and behavior is constructed. Students will learn about the techniques used to ask questions in neurodocrinology. Topics will include the endocrine system, sexual differentiation, the stress response, and reproductive and parenting behaviors. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. Psychology 216 recommended or permission of instructor. 6 cr., SI, WR2, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 220. Sensation and Perception We will address the question of how humans acquire information from the world to support action, learning, belief, choice, and the host of additional mental states that comprise the subject matter of psychology. In other words "How do we get the outside inside?" We will initially consider peripheral anatomical structures (e.g. the eye) and proceed through intermediate levels of sensory coding and transmission to cover the brain regions associated with each of the major senses. Readings will include primary sources and a text. In addition to exams and papers, students will conduct an investigation into an area of personal interest. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 220 and 221 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or consent of instructor. Co-requisite: Psychology 221. 6 cr., LS, WinterJ. Strand

PSYC 221. Laboratory Research Methods in Sensation and Perception This course accompanies Psychology 220. Students will replicate classical phenomena and plan and conduct original empirical research projects in the study of human perceptual processes. Psychology 221 requires concurrent or prior registration in Psychology 220. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 220 and 221 to satisfy the LS requirement. 2 cr., LS, QRE, WinterJ. Strand

PSYC 234. Psychology of Language This course will cover a range of aspects of language use. We will spend time discussing language production and comprehension, discourse processing, the relationship between language and thought, and language acquisition. Additionally, we will touch on issues of memory, perception, concepts, mental representation, and neuroscience. Throughout the course, we will emphasize both the individual and social aspects of language as well as the dynamic and fluid nature of language use. Requires concurrent registration in Psychology 235. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 234 and 235 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., LS, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 235. Psychology of Language Laboratory This laboratory experience will expose students to a variety of methodologies employed by researchers interested in studying language. Throughout the term, students will both participate in experiments and conduct experiments. We will spend time discussing and performing typical analyses. Finally, students will be expected to become proficient in writing their experimental work in APA format and in presenting their research ideas in an oral format. Psychology 235 requires concurrent registration in Psychology 234. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 234 and 235 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 2 cr., LS, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 238. Memory Processes Memory is a key foundational component of most human activities. This course will explore different types of memory (working memory, episodic memory, semantic memory, implicit memory, procedural memory), how we encode and retrieve memories, methods of studying memory, memory changes over the lifespan, and applications of this knowledge to day-to-day life (education, law, medicine, advertising). Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., SI, Offered in alternate years. Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 248. Cross-Cultural Psychology Do psychological principles apply universally or are they culture specific? How does the exploration of psychological phenomenon across cultures inform our understanding of human behavior? This course examines major theoretical and empirical work in the field of Cross-Cultural Psychology. A major component will be on applied products such as a web site containing 1) critical analysis of a particular cross cultural psychological phenomenon, and 2) evidence-based proposal for improving cross cultural interaction. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., SI, IS, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 250. Developmental Psychology An introduction to the concept of development, examining both theoretical models and empirical evidence. Prenatal through late childhood is covered with some discussion of adolescence when time permits. Topics include the development of personality and identity, social behavior and knowledge, and cognition. In addition, attention is paid to current applications of theory to such topics as: day care, the role of the media, and parenting. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or prior consent of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, WR2, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 252. Personality An examination of analytic models that attempt to characterize and explain aspects of behavior, thought, and emotion that are central to our conceptions of ourselves as distinctly human beings and as individuals. Original theoretical statements and relevant empirical literature will be consulted. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or consent of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, FallStaff

PSYC 253. Research Methods in Personality Laboratory A laboratory to be taken concurrently with Psychology 252, to undertake research on topics in personality. 2 cr., SI, FallStaff

PSYC 254. Psychopathology An introduction to theories, research, treatments, and issues in the field of psychopathology. This course will be run as a seminar. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or consent of the instructor. Recommended: Psychology 252. 6 cr., SI, FallS. Kozberg

PSYC 256. Social Behavior and Interpersonal Processes The social psychological analysis of human social behavior, interpersonal processes, and group influences. Concurrent registration in Psychology 257 is strongly recommended. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 256 and 257 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., LS, SpringS. Akimoto

PSYC 257. Laboratory Research Methods in Social Behavior and Interpersonal Processes Students will participate in the planning and replication of empirical studies of the social psychology of social behavior. Psychology 257 requires concurrent registration in Psychology 256. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 256 and 257 to satisfy the LS requirement. 2 cr., LS, QRE, SpringS. Akimoto

PSYC 258. Social Cognition This course will focus on a social psychological analysis of social cognition, perception and judgment. It includes the examination of attitudes, stereotyping, attribution and the self. Concurrent registration in Psychology 259 is strongly suggested. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 258 and 259 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or permission of the instructor. 6 cr., LS, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 259. Laboratory Research Methods in Social Cognition Students will participate in the design and replication of social psychological studies related to social cognition. This course requires concurrent registration in Psychology 258. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 258 and 259 to satisfy the LS requirement. 2 cr., LS, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 260. Health Psychology This course will examine how psychological principles can be employed to promote and maintain health, prevent and treat illness, and encourage adherence to disease treatment regimens. Within a biopsychosocial framework, we will analyze behavioral patterns and public policies that influence risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic pain, substance abuse, and sexually transmitted diseases, among other conditions. Additionally, students in groups will critically examine the effects of local policies on health outcomes and propose policy changes supported by theory and research. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 260 and 261 to satisfy the LS requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., LS, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 261. Health Psychology Lab This course provides students with direct experience applying principles of health psychology. Students will engage in a term-long self-directed project aimed at increasing the frequency of a healthy behavior (such as exercising) or decreasing the frequency of an unhealthy behavior (such as smoking). Additionally, we will read and discuss case studies that relate to the current topic in the lecture portion of the course. Concurrent registration in Psychology 260 is required. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Psychology 260 and 261 to satisfy the LS requirement. 2 cr., LS, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 262. Interpersonal Relationships This course is intended to be a research-based examination of close relationships. The goal will be to analyze why and how people think, feel, and behave the way they do toward close others, focusing primarily on romantic partners, but also incorporating research and theory on friendships, family relationships, and workplace relationships. By the end, students will have have an evidence-based understanding of 1) the underlying motivations and goals people bring into various relationships, 2) the rules and norms that seem to govern different types of relationships, 3) the cultural differences in relationship expectations, 4) the positive and negative consequences that relationships can have on people’s wellness, and 5) the methods we use as a science to understand each of these four areas. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 is suggested but not required. 6 cr., SI, WinterA. Johnson

PSYC 263. Sleep and Dreaming This course will examine recent experimental findings and current perspectives on sleep, dreaming, sleep disorders, and states of consciousness. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., SI, WinterL. Wichlinski

PSYC 267. Clinical Neuroscience This course will explore brain disorders with significant psychological manifestations, such as Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and substance abuse, among others. Students will also receive a foundation in brain anatomy, physiology, and chemistry so that they may better understand the biological correlates of these clinical conditions. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., NE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 299. Capstone Seminar: General This capstone seminar focuses on issues of interest to all students planning to choose a comprehensive project. The course is a lead in to the more specialized core seminars of Psychology 397, 398, and 399. The goal of the course is to provide a broad review of subject matter and options that would aid students in their selection of a specific topic. Students will then be assigned to Psychology 397, 398, or 399 depending upon discussions and expressed interest. Prerequisite: Psychology Major. 3 cr., S/CR/NC, NE, SpringStaff

PSYC 300. Special Topics in Psychological Research This course is a hands-on empirical research seminar related to a faculty member’s research program. Students are expected to collect and analyze data, read primary literature, meet regularly with the faculty supervisor, and submit a final paper. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 and permission of the instructor. 1-6 cr., Fall,Winter,SpringStaff

PSYC 318. Psychopharmacology This course will cover the major categories of drugs that possess psychoactive properties, with an emphasis on their effects on the nervous system. In addition, drug use and abuse in a larger societal context will be examined. Prerequisite: Psychology 216 or consent of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, SpringL. Wichlinski

PSYC 354. Counseling Psychology An introduction to theories, research, techniques, and issues in the field of counseling psychology. This course will be run as a seminar. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or consent of the instructor. Recommended: Psychology 252. 6 cr., SI, SpringS. Kozberg

PSYC 358. Cross-Cultural Psychology Seminar in Prague: Psychopathology In the West mental illness has traditionally been approached with a biomedical model that views it as independent of culture. By contrast the "relativist" position assumes that, to a large extent, human behaviors are culturally determined and that the etiology and manifestation of mental disorders are affected by society and culture. This course will address such issues as well as their implications for assessment and treatment through an examination of several Western and non-Western societies, with a special emphasis on Czech society. There will be several guest lectures by Czech psychology professors as well as excursions within Prague to psychiatric hospitals and clinics, where students will meet with Czech clinicians and patients. 6 cr., SI, IS, FallK. Abrams

PSYC 362. Psychology of Spoken Words This course explores the cognitive and perceptual processes that allow humans to understand and produce spoken words. We will review major findings on word perception and production, and then focus on specific topics including the perception of accents in speech, language disorders, the links between music and speech, the connection between sounds and meaning, the influence of gesturing on word production, slips of the tongue, bilingualism, tip-of-tongue-states (being temporarily unable to recall a word), and other related issues. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or Linguistics 110. 6 cr., SI, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 365. Science and Pseudoscience in Psychology In this seminar we will explore the differences between scientific and pseudoscientific approaches to the study of human behavior. Common characteristics of pseudoscientific approaches as well as tools for critically evaluating claims to knowledge will be identified. Topics covered will include controversial assessment techniques (astrology, hypnosis), treatments for psychological conditions (homeopathy, facilitated communication), treatments for medical conditions (psychic surgery, faith healing), and paranormal phenomena (extrasensory perception, UFO abductions). Students will be encouraged to maintain a healthy degree of skepticism toward controversial claims and utilize a high standard of evidence before accepting them. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or consent of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 366. Cognitive Neuroscience It should be obvious that every process that goes on in the mind has physiological underpinnings. But, whether we can unlock the secrets of learning, memory and perception as they are supported by neurons and neural connections is a longstanding and elusive problem in psychology. Contemporary articles are the text for this discussion-driven course. The student should leave the class with a working understanding of brain processes and of contemporary theories of brain processes that may support perception, memory, language, and consciousness. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or Biology 125 or Psychology 216 or permission of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, QRE, WinterJ. Neiworth

PSYC 370. Neurobiology of Motivated Behaviors This seminar will provide an in depth look at a specific research area to explore how the brain is involved in the expression of motivated behaviors like reproduction and parenting. Readings will primarily come from empirical research articles. Discussions will be used to reflect on societal views of sexuality, sex differences and brain function. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 and 216. 6 cr., NE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 371. Evolutionary and Developmental Trends in Cognition Recent findings have brought to light some very compelling examples of humanlike cognition in nonhuman primates: tool use and tool making, family bonding, complex social behaviors such as cooperation, altruism, communication, and emotion. The study of infant cognition has also revealed more complex cognitive abilities in developing humans. Each of these topics is considered in the context of the cognitive workings of the primate mind, with emphases on apes (gorilla, chimpanzee), monkeys (particularly cebus and rhesus varieties) and human children. The goal is to evaluate the uniqueness of primate cognition, both human and nonhuman. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or Biology 126 or Psychology 216 or permission of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 372. Perceptual & Cognitive Expertise Some people are able to play (and win!) a dozen games of chess simultaneously or remember thousands of digits of pi. Most people can effortlessly recognize thousands of faces and easily discriminate between similar speech sounds. How do people develop these levels of expertise? This course will explore the processes underlying perceptual and cognitive expertise. Topics include the development of expertise in music perception and performance, memory, sports, visual processing, and taste perception. We will also discuss how attaining expertise in a given domain changes information processing. Prerequisite: Psychology 220 or Psychology/Cognitive Science 232 or permission of the instructor. 6 cr., SI, Offered in alternate years. Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 375. Language and Deception In this course we will examine deception and persuasion in language use. We will take up three main issues. The first is what it means to deceive and how people deceive others through language. What methods do they use, and how do these methods work? The second issue is why people deceive. What purposes do their deceptions serve in court, in advertising, in bureaucracies, in business transactions, and in everyday face-to-face conversation? The third issue is the ethics of deception. Is it legitimate to deceive others, and if so, when and why? Prerequisite: Psychology/Cognitive Science 232, 234, or 236. 6 cr., SI, QRE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 376. Neural Plasticity This seminar will examine how the brain changes in response to experience, with a focus on the mammalian brain. Examples will be drawn from the literature on "normal" development as well as from recent clinical research, both basic and applied. Prerequisite: Psychology 216. 6 cr., NE, WinterA. Robinson

PSYC 378. Consciousness This seminar will center on contemporary theories of consciousness, exploring the topic from a variety of perspectives, including both psychological and biological ones. An examination of altered states of consciousness will also be an important part of this course, including hypnosis, meditation, coma, and out-of-body experiences, among others. We'll also consider unconscious processes and their relationship to conscious ones. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., NE, FallL. Wichlinski

PSYC 379. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry This seminar will focus on the biological and psychological components of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. We will also address the possible causes of these disorders, and examine some current controversies surrounding diagnosis and treatment. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., NE, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 382. Topics - Social & Personality: Political Attitudes & Decision-Making This seminar focuses primarily on the psychology of lay citizens (as opposed to politicians), examining how social-cognitive processes shape they way individuals perceive, interpret, evaluate, and react to political issues and candidates. Students will be asked to read 2-3 empirical and/or theoretical journal articles per class and are expected to have a basic understanding of common statistical methods used in psychological research. Topics to be addressed include: political attitude formation; affective neuroscience perspectives on candidate-perception and voter decision-making; motivated reasoning; psychological differences between liberals and conservatives; ideological cognition & political extremism; the psychology of justice and punishment; social dilemmas; and media influences. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 & 200 recommended. 6 cr., SI, SpringA. Johnson

PSYC 383. Developmental Psychology Seminar: Infancy This seminar begins with an overview of infant development. We then delve into specific issues related to the experimental techniques utilized in infant research to draw conclusions about how the mind is developing and what infants do and do not understand at a given age. We will also highlight numerous practical and controversial issues in reference to infancy (to name a few - technology use, co-sleeping practices, breastfeeding, vaccinations, early intervention, spanking/smacking, nutrition, etc.). Reading materials will be drawn from both seminal and recent journal articles in the area of infancy. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., SI, Not offered in 2014-2015.

PSYC 384. Psychology of Prejudice This seminar introduces students to major psychological theories and research on the development, perpetuation and reduction of prejudice. A social and historical approach to race, culture, ethnicity and race relations will provide a backdrop for examining psychological theory and research on prejudice formation and reduction. Major areas to be discussed are cognitive social learning, group conflict and contact hypothesis. Prerequisite: Psychology 110 or permission of instructor. Psychology 256 or 258 recommended. 6 cr., SI, IDS, WinterS. Akimoto

PSYC 397. Biological and Behavioral Psychology This capstone seminar focuses on issues of interest to students planning to choose a comprehensive project in the areas of biological and behavioral psychology. The goals of the course are to review skills pertinent to scholarly investigation of topics within biological and behavioral psychology, introduce a variety of topics that are of current interest in the respective fields, mentor students in scientific proposal development and guide students in preparing the construction of comps projects. Prerequisite: Several 200-level courses in Psychology. 3 cr., NE, SpringL. Wichlinski

PSYC 398. Cognitive and Developmental Psychology This capstone seminar focuses on issues of interest to students planning to choose a comprehensive project in the areas of cognitive and developmental psychology. The goals of the course are to review skills pertinent to scholarly investigation of topics within cognitive and developmental psychology, introduce a variety of topics that are of current interest in the respective fields, mentor students in scientific proposal development and guide students in preparing the construction of comps projects. Prerequisite: Several 200-level courses in Psychology. 3 cr., NE, SpringJ. Strand, M. Van Der Wege

PSYC 399. Social, Personality, Clinical and Health Psychology This capstone seminar focuses on issues of interest to students planning to choose a comprehensive project in the areas of social, personality, clinical and health. The goals of the course are to review skills pertinent to scholarly investigation of topics within social, personality, clinical and health psychology, introduce a variety of topics that are of current interest in the respective fields, mentor students in scientific proposal development and guide students in preparing the construction of comps projects. Prerequisite: Several 200-level courses in Psychology. 3 cr., NE, SpringK. Abrams

PSYC 400. Integrative Exercise Prerequisite: Psychology 397, 398, or 399. 6 cr., S/CR/NC, NE, Fall,WinterStaff


Other Courses Pertinent to Psychology

CGSC 236 Thinking, Reasoning and Decision Making

CGSC 380 Preschool Cognitive Development

CGSC 385 Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

CGSC 386: Adolescent Cognition