Spring 2020

Psychology of Aging

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-236

Formerly listed as: PSYC-36

Faculty

Lisa A. Raskin (Section 01)

Description

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.

Keywords

Attention to Writing

Offerings

2019-20: Offered in Spring 2020
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Spring 2014, Fall 2016, Spring 2019