Introduction to the scientific approach to understanding human behavior and mental processes such as emotions, perceptions and cognitions. Topics may include personality, social and environmental factors, biological aspects of behavior and the experience of emotion and psychological disorders. Prerequisite: none.
Study of environmental/situational influences on our own and others' thoughts,behaviors and feelings-focus on topics such as aggression, attitudes and behaviors, conformity, helping, personal relationships and social cognition. Prerequisite: PSYC 11762.