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McGill University Department of Psychology Psychology 204-100 - Introduction to Psychology Fall Semester, 2009 Instructor: Professor Daniel Levitin.   Office:  Stewart Biology N6/11 Email: daniel.levitin@mcgill.ca (Note: If you don't email me from your McGill email account, it won't get through) Office hours:  Thursdays, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Teaching Assistants:  Georgina Archbold <georgina.archbold@mail.mcgill.ca> Kyle Lovseth <kyle.lovseth@mail.mcgill.ca> Elizabeth Parvin <Elizabeth.Parvin@mail.mcgill.ca>                                                            SYLLABUS Course Administration/WebCT/Questions/Registration Problems All course announcements and administrative communications will be through  WebCT.  You should plan to check WebCT regularly. If you're having trouble registering for the course, contact the psychology  undergraduate secretary, Julia Marussi <julia.marussi@mcgill.ca>.   If you have questions about course content, please post them to the WebCT  discussion board so that everyone can benefit from the answer.  If you are still  confused, or unsatisfied with the answer you get on WebCT, ask a TA. The arrangements for evaluation or the course schedule may have to be changed in  the event of circumstances beyond the instructor's control. Every effort will be  made to consult the class if changes should be required. 
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Required Textbook Psychological Science, Third Edition Halpern.  New York: W. W. Norton (2010).   Lectures: If you are accustomed to your lectures simply following what is in the textbook, this  is  not  how this course will work.  The lectures will be on the topic stated for the dates  (below), but they tend to highlight relevant material that is not in the text.  You are  responsible for the material in the book and in the lectures.  You should plan to  complete the scheduled readings by the day indicated, in other words, you are  responsible for the material  before  the lecture.  Course Goals  By the end of the semester you should have a better understanding of current models  and controversies about the nature of human thought and behavior, and should have  developed your skills in critical thinking and the evaluation of scientific findings.  Getting Help Your teaching assistants will be dividing up the material and each will specialize in  1/3 of the course.  They are all doctoral students in psychology and should be able to  answer any questions you have, even outside of this specialization, but for questions 
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