PSYCH 112 - Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PSYCH 111, 114, 115, or 116.
Cost:
>100
Other Course Info:
PSYCH 112 may not be included in a major in Psychology or a major in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. Students in PSYCH 112 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects.
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:

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 introduce you to scientific models of human thought, feeling, and behavior
  • to apply these models to understand better your own mind and behavior and those of others
  • to develop intermediate-level academic skills

Major topics include:

  • the origins of mind, neurons and what they do
  • how we adapt to the world around us
  • how we remember (and why we sometimes misremember)
  • how we think
  • why we have feelings
  • how we are influenced by others
  • how the mind can break down
  • how we can help ourselves

Academic skills include the abilities to follow an editorial style (APA 6), to write an informative synopsis of a research article, to conduct effective library research online, and to identify and articulate psychological explanations.

Course Requirements:

Assessment will take the form of written assignments, unannounced quizzes, and possibly public speaking. There are no exams in this class, but there are unannounced quizzes.

Participation in the Psychology subject pool is required for course credit.

Intended Audience:

No data submitted

Class Format:

Lecture and Discussion section

PSYCH 112 - Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
21673
Open
450
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in Lec 001 when they elect a Dis 002-019. All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BCN Majors.
002 (DIS)
P
21674
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
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21675
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Th 8:00AM - 9:00AM
004 (DIS)
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21676
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25
16Y1 or Y2
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
21677
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25
16Y1 or Y2
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
21678
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
21679
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25
16Y1 or Y2
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
008 (DIS)
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21680
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25
16Y1 or Y2
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
009 (DIS)
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21681
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25
16Y1 or Y2
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
010 (DIS)
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21682
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
21683
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
21684
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
013 (DIS)
P
21685
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
014 (DIS)
P
27942
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
015 (DIS)
P
27943
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
016 (DIS)
P
27944
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
017 (DIS)
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32342
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
018 (DIS)
P
32343
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
019 (DIS)
P
32344
Open
25
16Y1 or Y2
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Tu 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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