Syllabus_Spring_08_General_Psy_101[1] - General Psychology...

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Unformatted text preview: General Psychology 830:101:06 Spring 2008 Monday/Wednesday 3:20-4:40 pm Instructor: Florette Cohen Email : [email protected] Office: 301 Tillett Hall Office Hours: By Appointment TA: Dorothy DeGroat Email: Office Hours: Required Text: Psychology in Modules , by Saul Kassin, Rutgers edition Goals of this class: Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the mind. As such it is a diverse field dealing with everything from biology/physiology to learning development to social interaction. This is an introductory course!! Contrary to the beliefs of some students we will not be able to learn all there is to know in the field of psychology. We will however skim the surface of as many topics allowed for in 14 weeks. The goal of this course is to expose you briefly to each subfield of psychology so you can leave with a basic understanding of psychology and its many subfields. The psychology department offers in-depth courses on each of the topics we’ll be covering. If you decide that a career in psychology may enhance your life, feel free to browse through the catalogue of classes offered here at Rutgers. EXAMINATIONS HOURLY EXAMS (4) There will be four hourly examinations, each consisting of 75 multiple-choice questions. The lowest exam score will be dropped. However, you are required to take all 4 exams....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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