Intro to Psychology

Intro to Psychology - PSYC 401: Introduction to Psychology...

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PSYC 401: Introduction to Psychology CRN: 20913 SEC#: 05 TR 11:10-12:30 Murkland 115 Instructor: Michael A. Mangan, Ph.D. Telephone: 862-3404 Office: Conant 310 Office hours: M: 10:00-11:00 R: 12:30-1:30 (or by appointment) E-mail: Please use message function in Blackboard. Do not send email to my cisunix.edu address. OBJECTIVES Welcome to Introduction to Psychology. In this course we will explore the complex worlds of mind and behavior. The primary focus of this course will be on your learning about, and thinking critically about what psychologists know about people. In the science of psychology the unknown greatly exceeds the known. Thus, you will also learn that there remains much work to do in trying to understand and explain how and why we do what we do. Finally, much of what makes psychology interesting is that it is relevant to our personal lives. In this class you will learn to view and to understand your own behavior, emotional life, thinking, etc., as well as that of others, from a psychological perspective. MATERIALS Required text: Weiten, W. (2008). Psychology, themes and variations: Briefer version, ( 7th ed.) Wadsworth. (A study guide comes bundled with the text). Available at Durham Book Exchange. CLASS MEETINGS
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