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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. Spring semester. Professor Raskin.
If Overenrolled: Favor majors.
Offerings2013-14: Offered in Spring 2014
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2012