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Psychology1061 - Psychology1061: Psychology as a Social...

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Psychology1061: Psychology as a Social Science Fall 2010 Main Campus Instructor : Dr. Joseph Buonanno Email : jb1882@temple.edu Office : To be announced. Office Hours : Tuesdays, 4-5, or by appointment Mailbox : 6 th Floor, Weiss Hall, Dept. of Psychology (Main Campus) Class Meetings : Tuesdays, 5:00-7:30pm Meeting place: WH, 0B033. Required Textbook (available at Temple Bookstore)- Psychology, 5 th edition by Kowalski and Westen. Wiley & Sons. COURSE OVERVIEW The purpose of this course is to present an overview of modern psychology, as well as to provide you with a deeper understanding of yourself and those around you. When you leave this course you will have acquired many of the “facts” that make up the study of psychology, and, perhaps more importantly, you will also acquire the scientific perspective concerning how we collect and interpret those facts. You arrive in this course with an intuitive understanding of yourself and those around you, but you will leave the course thinking at least a little bit like a psychologist. Psychology, which we can define as the study of behavior and mental processes, is extremely broad in its reach and involves contributions from disciplines as diverse as biology, chemistry,
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course PSYCH 1061 taught by Professor Lytle during the Spring '07 term at Temple.

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