PSYCH 121 - First-Year Seminar in Psychology as a Natural Science
Section: 004 Evolution of Cognition
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Course Note:
A small seminar introducing students to the topics of psychology and issues which are important to the field of psychology.
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Cost:
>100
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a concentration plan in Psychology.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This interdisciplinary seminar will explore the nature of conscious and unconscious mental processes in various types of human cognition and action, including perception, memory, thinking, and behavior broadly construed. We will take an eclectic approach in our exploration, encompassing points of view found in disciplines such as psychology, neurophysiology, artificial intelligence, philosophy, and medical practice. Both normal and altered states of consciousness (e.g., sleep, dreaming, meditation, hypnosis, and hallucination) will be considered from these perspectives.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be determined by student performance on in-class quizzes, short written essay exercises, final term paper, and class discussion.

Intended Audience:

No special prior academic background is required for taking the course, other than the abilities to think clearly and deeply as well as to competently read, write, and speak English prose.

PSYCH 121 - First-Year Seminar in Psychology as a Natural Science
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
23354
Closed
Wolv. Access
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
28596
Closed
0
3Y1
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
28597
Closed
0
2Y1
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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