PSYCH 111 - Introduction to Psychology
Section: 201
Term: SU 2009
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PSYCH 112, 114, or 115.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
>100
Other Course Info:
PSYCH 111 may not be included in a concentration plan in Psychology. Students in PSYCH 111 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects. F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Psychology is the study of the mind that is our common and unique inheritance as human beings. It is an exciting field, where our understanding of ourselves is constantly examined, challenged, and extended. The goals of this course are to familiarize students with basic psychological perspectives and theories, to consider the application of psychology to daily life, and to increase understanding of oneself and others.

Part one focuses on the embodied mind, and covers topics from the origins of mind to the role of the mind in maintaining the body. Part two focuses on the rational mind, and covers topics from learning through cognition and emotion. Part three examines the social mind, from the way we are influenced by others to the cognitive mechanisms we use to manage our relationships. The course concludes with an examination of psychopathologies and their treatments.

Assessment will involve three exams, quizzes, and written assignments.

PSYCH 111 - Introduction to Psychology
Schedule Listing
201 (LEC)
P
70965
Open
10
 
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MTuWTh 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 0205620124
Printed textbook, Author: Lilienfeld, Publisher: Pearson
Required
ISBN: 0205674097
Electronic textbook, Author: Lilienfeld, Publisher: Pearson
Required
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