January 2021

Introduction to Psychology

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-100

Formerly listed as: PSYC-11

Faculty

Elizabeth T. Kneeland (Section 09J)
Julia D. McQuade (Sections 05J and 08J)
Catherine A. Sanderson (Sections 02J, 06J and 10J)
Matthew Schulkind (Sections 01J, 04J and 07J)
Rebecca R. Totton (Section 03J)

Description

An introduction to the nature of psychological inquiry regarding the origins, variability, and change of human behavior. As such, the course focuses on the nature-nurture controversy, the processes associated with cognitive and emotional development, the role of personal characteristics and situational conditions in shaping behavior, and various approaches to psychotherapy. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN AP PSYCH AND RECEIVED A 4 OR A 5 ON THE EXAM ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO TAKE PSYC 100.

Not open to five college students. Janurary term. Professors Sanderson, Schulkind, McQuade; Assistant Professor Kneeland and Visiting Professor Totton.

If Overenrolled: Preference given to first- and second-year students .

Offerings

2020-21: Offered in January 2021
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, January 2021