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Lecture1Intro - PSC 001 (1) General Psychology Winter...

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1 PSC 001 (1) General Psychology Winter Quarter 2010 Outline s Course business b Syllabus b Research participation requirement s Clicker setup s What is Psychology? Erin Sullivan, Associate Instructor s Office: b 245 Young Hall s Office Hours: b Online: Mondays from 9-11am b In-Person by appointment s Email: b esullivan@ucdavis.edu s Ph.D. UCDavis b In progress (ABD) b Psychobiology s Genetic, physiological, and parental contributions to the development of infant temperament s In monkeys s My job b Organize and present the material clearly s Your job b Actively learn the material Teaching Philosophy Dario Sacchi, Teaching Assistant s Office: b 177 Young Hall s Office Hours: b In-Person: Tuesdays 1:30-3:30pm s BS: University of Padova, Italy b General and Experimental Psychology s MA: UCDavis b Social Psychology s PhD: UCDavis b In progress b Social Cognition s Cognitive processes (memory, attention, categorization) underlying social phenomena (stereotypes, attitudes, cross- race recognition) Course Description s Overview of the science of psychology for majors and non-majors s Important topics across multiple disciplines in psychology b research methods, neuroscience, sensation & perception, cognitive, personality, social, developmental, and clinical psychology
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2 Required Textbook s Psychology: A Framework for Everyday Thinking s By Lilienfeld, Lynn, Namy, Woolf b 1st Edition (2010) s Will also be on course reserve s Readings should be completed PRIOR to lecture Also Required s I-Clicker b Have ready at the start of EVERY lecture s Class participation Course Websites s smartsite.ucdavis.edu b Syllabus b Slides for lectures b Grades b Office Hours b Website links b Other class business s mypsychlab.com b Book publisher’s website to accompany our textbook S A website that accompanies the book. S Not required, but a good way to check what you S Helps with the more difficult topics Course Requirements s Examinations s In-Class Participation s Research Participation Examinations s 3 in-class tests b Non-cumulative b Arrive when test starts! b Lowest test score is dropped b Entire class period s If you need special accommodation let me know ASAP s 1 Cumulative Final Exam s Lowest of 4 Examination grades dropped s Bring blue UCD 2000 Scantron form and a #2 pencil s No makeup exams!
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3 Question Review Form (QRF) s Must be filled out completely s Can use book or lecture for supporting evidence s Turned in to me within 1 week of test s Available on Smartsite In-Class Participation s Will use clickers s 12-15 throughout the quarter b Each worth 10 points b Maximum 100 points s Will assess attendance, not responses to questions
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