Fall 2012

Psychology of Aging

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-236

Formerly listed as: PSYC-36

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Lisa A. Raskin (Section 01)


An introduction to the psychology of aging. Course material will focus on the behavioral changes which occur during the normal aging process. Age differences in learning, memory, perceptual and intellectual abilities will be investigated. In addition, emphasis will be placed on the neural correlates and cognitive consequences of disorders of aging such as Alzheimer’s disease. Course work will include systematic and structured observation within a local facility for the elderly.

Requisite: PSYC 100  or consent of the instructor.  Limited to 20 students. Fall semester.  Professor Raskin.


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2015-16: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Spring 2014