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General Catalog Fall 2011
Posted Mar 08, 2011

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1010  General Psychology (4) Fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Exploration.
   The scientific study of human and animal behavior: rationale, methods of inference, selected findings, and some applications.

1220  Psychology of Infancy and Childhood for Non-Majors (3) Fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Exploration.
   Intellectual, social, physical, and personality development during infancy and childhood, presented at a general, introductory level.

1230  Psychology of Adolescence (3) Fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Exploration.
   Social, intellectual, and personality development during adolescence.

2010  Orientation to Psychology as a Science and Profession (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 or Concurrent with PSY 1010.
   Examines critical thinking, writing skills, and career options in psychology. Course is designed to expose students to basic research issues and critical analysis of psychological science, and to prompt students to consider major requirements in terms of longer-term career goals. psychological science is a broad discipline involving basic research on behavior, emotion, cognition, and neurophysiology; research on the application of psychology to domains such as education, business, policy, human factors and engineering as well as clinical practice and outcomes. Topics include information gathering in psychological science, basic APA format for writing and references, and course & career options for those pursuing psychology training. Students will be asked to write short reports (1-2 pages), take exams, and participate in collaborative learning by working in small groups. The class is designed for psychology majors and minors, but would be useful for those in related social science fields.

2015  Research Appreciation (3)
   Teaches appreciation for, critical thinking about, the ability to accurately summarize research reports in the field of health, education, and the human sciences. Geared to individuals who need to read and understand research findings but do not have research training including in-service professionals in a wide variety of human service fields, students in fields that do not emphasize research skills, and individuals who would like to read and understand the implications of research for their personal well-being and medical care. The course teaches general themes in research appreciation and also allows students to read and interpret research within their field(s) of interest. Certification for CEU credits will be made available to eligible students to meet professional certification requirements at the completion of the course.

2120  Memory and Cognition in Everyday Life (3)
   Ever wonder how you are able to remember important events or names of family and friends (or why you are so bad at it)? Or what you can do to improve your memory? We have an extraordinary array of mental abilities that allow us to learn, remember and sometimes forget new things that we encounter in everyday life. This course is designed to investigate these abilities, how they operate in everyday life, and why they sometimes don't work. To better illustrate how memory and cognition operate in in everyday life, the course includes vivid demonstrations and examples of those abilities.

2125  Everyday Decision Making (3)
   Multidisciplinary examination of individual decision making. Focuses on the everyday context in which decisions are made, the basic processes underlying choice, the functions of emotion, and the common errors that individuals make. Special emphasis on decision making in consumer and business contexts.

2130  Strategies for International Student College Success (3)
   This class is reserved for undergraduate international students. This course is designed to encourage successful adaptation and adjustment to studying in the U.S. Students will learn how to negotiate and adjust to a new cultural environment, deal with academic pressures, develop communication and social skills, learn stress management techniques, and acquire skills to help facilitate positive mental health and well-being.

2210  Psychology of Parenthood (3)
   This class will focus on parenthood from both a developmental and clinical perspective. Topics will include the role of parenting in child development, the psychological impact of becoming a parent, differences and similarities between mothers and fathers, adolescent parenthood, and parenthood across cultures and context. Students will be exposed to different theories of parenting and asked to critically evaluate some of the popular literature on parenting, such as instruction manuals for new parents.

2410  Eat, Work, Play & Sleep: Psychology on Everyday Life (3)
   We spend much of our lives eating, working, playing, and sleeping. This course will address what psychology can tell us about these major facets of human existence, and how these facets affect our mental health, physical health, and ability to adapt.

2440  Psychology of Getting What You Want: Attitudes and Persuasion (3)
   Examines the basic psychological theories in attitude formation and change. Issues discussed will include attitude measurement, persuasive techniques, and the consequences of attitude change. Reviews field from classic to contemporary theories with an emphasis on research. Students will be asked to write two papers, take three exams, and turn in weekly questions. The class is designed for all majors interested in attitude formation and persuasion (e.g., psychology, communication, marketing, business).

2800  Psychology of Love (3) Cross listed as GNDR 2800.
   This course presents an overview of psychological theory and research on romantic relationships. Key questions to be addressed: Why do people fall in love? How is romantic love similar to and different from other types of love? What gets and keeps couples together? How do individual and cultural differences influence relationships?

3000  Statistical Methods in Psychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and MATH 1030 or higher. Fulfills Quan Reason (Stat/Logic) & Quant Intensive BS.
   Applying statistical methods to psychological research, including basic descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, and correlation. Includes laboratory.

3010  Research Methods in Psychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000, instructor's consent and must be a psychology major or minor. Fulfills Quantitative Intensive & Communication/Writing.
   Naturalistic, case study, correlational, and experimental research methods. Includes laboratory.

3040  Psychology of Gender (3) Cross listed as GNDR 3040. Fulfills Diversity.
   Developmental investigation of psychological character of women and men. Childhood, adolescence, relationship formation, middle years, and old age from the perspectives of female and male psychological experiences.

3120  Cognitive Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Introduction to an information-processing analysis of cognition. Perception, attention, and memory.

3130  Mind and Nature (4) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   The study of both minds and other natural systems as intricately connected dynamic systems with emphasis on the issue of striking an adaptive balance between flexibility and stability. Co-evolution of mind and ecosystems and implications for contemporary human behavior.

3140  Cognitive Neuropsychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Relationship between brain structures and cognitive function. Analysis of disorders of memory, spatial attention, language, movement, and how they reflect brain processes.

3141  Neuropsychology of Vision (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010. Recommended Prerequisite: PSY 3000, 3010, 3120 and 3150.
   This course examines the relationship between brain structure and cognitive function, concentrating specifically on visual behavior. A patient with damage to a visual brain area may fail to recognize faces, or may neglect to see the world on the entire left side of their body. Why might these unique behaviors result and what can this tell us about normal visual processing? This course will draw on methods in cognitive neuroscience that provide converging evidence about how visual perception works. These methods include clinical-case studies of humans with visual disorders, research with non-human primates, functional brain imaging, and cognitive psychology. We will evaluate the methods used as well as the resulting findings, with the goal of arriving at a clear understanding of the brain mechanisms that allow for the ease of human perception and action.

3150  Sensation and Perception (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Sensory systems and perceptual processes with respect to vision, audition, and other sense modalities. How we see, hear, feel pain and temperature, and in general receive information from the environment; how our perceptions are affected by expectancy, knowledge, and higher-level organizational factors.

3160  Human Error (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 & 3000.
   We are living in an accelerated information age. Humans today have to deal with more information and respond more quickly, but their errors can be potentially disastrous. Given the increasing saliency of human error in our lives (newspapers, television, personal experiences) this class will address the question of what are the psychological and organizational underpinnings of human error.

3171  Human Factors and Ergonomics (3) Recommended Prerequisite: PSY 3000 and 3010.
   An introduction to human factors, ergonomics, and engineering psychology. The course examines the history of ergonomics, human-machine relations, displays and controls, human-computer interaction, industrial and aviation systems, physiology of work and anthropometrics, cognitive ergonomics, human reliability, human as manual controller, and human-machine systems design and prototyping.

3172  Human Performance and Engineering Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Human capabilities and limitations in processing information are considered. Models and theories of perception, attention, short- and long-term memory, decision-making, and motor performance are evaluated with respect to experimental data. The course emphasizes theory and implications for design of human-machine systems.

3215  Development in Infancy and Early Childhood (3) Fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Exploration.
   In-depth examination of development through the prenatal period, infancy, and early childhood. Consideration of physical, intellectual, and social development, with emphasis upon the child in various contexts (e.g. family, culture, school, community).

3220  Childhood and Adolescent Development (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Developmental processes in childhood and adolescence. Emphasis on theories and research in intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development.

3230  Adult Development and Aging (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Cognitive, social, physical and personality development during young, middle, and late adulthood from a life-span perspective. Emphasizes research, theory, and application.

3240  Psychology of Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010. Fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Exploration.
   This course will examine cognitive, social, and personality development from late childhood into adulthood. The course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the significant developmental issues that characterize adolescence with a special focus on the relationship between the developing brain and adolescent behavior. In addition, the course will focus on presenting useful and practical information that will help students make life decisions about relationships, education, and careers-the very stuff of adolescence.

3245  Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (3) Cross listed as FCS 3245. Fulfills Diversity.
   The purpose of this course is to provide a basic understanding of the academic and scientific study of human sexuality, with a heavy emphasis on diversity in human sexuality. Human sexuality is examined from multiple perspectives, ranging from the biological through psychological, as well as cultural, medical, ethical and legal issues. The course is intended to provide an in-depth, advanced-level understanding of the foundations and diversity of human sexuality.

3250  Abnormal Child Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Issues in the diagnosis and cures of psychological disorders that occur during childhood and adolescence. Emphasis on etiological processes from a developmental perspective.

3260  Social and Personality Development (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010; an additional developmental course is recommended.
   Theories and research on socialization and social development in children and adolescents, including attachment, sex-typing, moral development, aggression, and peer relationships.

3270  Applied Developmental Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Applied Developmental Psychology will provide a venue for teaching a range of topics that synthesize research and the promotion of positive develoment across the life span. Content varies depending on subtitle.

3320  Survey of Clinical Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Types of problems, assessment methods, therapeutic theories and techniques; professional roles of the clinical psychologist.

3400  Psychology of Abnormal Behavior (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Issues in diagnosis, etiology, and course of deviant behavior. Review of theoretical and research approaches, clinical and experimental; methodology and data, and social-cultural implications.

3410  Social Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   The psychology of everyday social interaction. Topics may include impression formation, attitudes, persuasion, conformity, attraction, aggression, and altruistic behavior.

3440  Personality Theories (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Work of the major personality theorists with emphasis on supporting research.

3450  Cross-Cultural Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010. Fulfills Diversity.
   Cultural influences on psychological processes. Theory and research on values, norms, group behavior, socialization, cognitive development, and psychopathology in comparative cultural perspective.

3460  Health Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Social and psychological variables influencing health and coping with illness. Stress reactions, risk factors in chronic disease, coronary-prone behavior, prevention of disease.

3470  Neuropsychology of Emotion & Personality (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.

3510  Industrial and Organizational Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   This course offers a survey of the field of industrial and organizational psychology. The field deals with such topics as worker selection, training and morale, organizational efficiency, workplace stress, and human-machine interactions. The course is valuable for students who are planning on graduate training in industrial psychology or for any career in a business or organizational setting. This course is also valuable for students with interests in social psychology of health psychology.

3620  Environment and Behavior (3) Cross listed as FCS 3620, ENVST 3620. Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Effects of built and natural environments on human behavior; how people use and affect the physical environment.

3700  Drugs and Behavior (3)
   The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the effects that drugs exert on the brain and how drugs affect cognition, personality, and behavior. The course will focus primarily on drugs of abuse and on psychoactive drugs. By the end of the course you will be able to explain how psychoactive and addictive drugs affect the brain, why they affect they symptoms associated with specific addictive and psychiatric conditions and how side effects can occur.

3711  Brain and Behavior (4) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Neural and endocrine influences on a wide variety of behaviors including cognitive functions, sensory, and motor systems, emotions, regulatory behaviors, and reproductive behaviors.

3900  Modes of Learning: Research Methods (1) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   When attached to a concurrent class, this course will provide enriched learning of the concurrent course's content by requiring extra work through research experience emphasizing methodology.

3901  Modes of Learning: Technological Literacy (1) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   When attached to a concurrent class, this course will provide enriched learning of the concurrent course's content by requiring extra work through the use of technology.

3902  Modes of Learning: Psychology in Everyday Life (1) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   When attached to a concurrent class, this course will provide enriched learning of the concurrent course's content by requiring extra work through the application of course content to situations of interest in everyday life.

3903  Modes of Learning: Collaborative Learning (1) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   When attached to a concurrent class, this course will provide enriched learning of the concurrent course's content by requiring extra work through working collaboratively with other students in the class.

3904  Modes of Learning: Service-Learning (1) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   When attached to a concurrent class, this course will provide enriched learning of the concurrent course's content by requiring extra work through service learning in the community.

3905  Modes of Learning: Writing and Communication in Psychology (1) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   When attached to a concurrent class, this course will provide enriched learning of the concurrent course's content by requiring extra work through intensive writing and/or other forms of presentation and communication.

3960  Psychology and Social Issues (3 to 5) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Contribution of psychology to selected social issues. Content varies depending on subtitle.

4080  History and Theories of Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Recommended preparation for graduate work and the GRE in psychology. Major historical antecedents of contemporary psychology and how they influence psychology today. Mentalism, behaviorism, Gestalt psychology, and psychoanalysis. Examples drawn from social, developmental, clinical, educational, and experimental psychology.

4120  Memory: Individuals and Societies (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Memory is, broadly defined, what we believe to have happened in the past. But increasing evidence shows us memory is fallible, subjective, and variable. What does this mean for how the societies address injustices of the past? This class would have four parts. This first portion would involve acquainting students with current debates in memory research, from a psychological viewpoint. The remaining sections each address a different issue involving memory and society.

4125  Topics in Cognitive Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Topics vary with subtitle. Current issues in selected subfields of cognitive psychology.

4130  Cognition in the Wild (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3120 or 3130 or 3172.
   "Cognition in the Wild" is a course designed to explore mental thought in relation to the natural environment. The course will draw from literatures in cognitive and social psychology, anthropology, sociobiology, ecology, geology and other selected essays.

4172  Advanced Engineering Pysch/Human Factors (4) Pre-requisite: PSY 3171 or 3172
   Provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired in Psych 3171 or 3172 to real world situations. First half of the class will deepen theoretical knowledge of engineering psychology. Second half uses a combination of service learning and collaborative learning to develop solutions for real world problems at local businesses.

4230  Topics in Developmental Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and 3010 and one of the following: 3210 or 3220 or 3230.
   Topics vary with subtitle. Current issues in selected subfields of developmental psychology such as moral development, cognitive development, communication, etc.

4240  Psychology of Family Pathology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and 3010.
   Psychological-interactionist perspective on intra-familial stress and maladaptive behavior patterns, e.g., delinquency, abuse, mental illness.

4410  Advanced Topics in Personality and Social Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 or 3440 or instructor's consent.
   Each course deals in depth with a selected topic in personality or social psychology, such as attitudes, stereotyping, motivation, the self, aggression, traits, and dispositions.

4421  Service Project in Social Psychology I (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 or 3420 or 3440 or 3460.
   Students volunteer and do a research project for a community non-profit agency. Students generate hypotheses and methods, collect and analyze data, and write a report. In a given year, the project may focus on social, personality, health or environmental psychology-related areas. Part I of a two-part course with a service-learning component.

4422  Service Project in Social Psychology II (3) Prerequisite: PSY 4421.
   Students volunteer and do a research project for a community non-profit agency. Students generate hypotheses and methods, collect and analyze data, and write a report. In a given year, the project may focus on social, personality, health or environmental psychology-related areas. Part II of two part course with service-learning component.

4450  Intergroup Relations: Our Prejudices and Stereotypes (3) Cross listed as ETHNC 3450. Prerequisite: PSY 1010. Fulfills Diversity.
   Provides an overview of research and theories on the topic of prejudice and stereotyping. Discussions will include the origins, maintenance, and function of prejudice and stereotypes of groups (e.g., racial, gender, ethnic). In addition, how prejudice and stereotypes affect group members and group relations will be covered.

4460  Social Psychology of Health Illness (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 or 3440 or 3460 or instructor's consent.
   Examines social influences on health beliefs, behaviors, and outcomes through multiple pathways. Topics include health cognitions, mental models of illness, risk perception and risk communications, health correlates of personality and religious belief, social support, social comparison, stigma, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, interpersonal aspects of specific mental and personal health issues, and implications for interventions.

4600  Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3010.
   Covers the psychological aspects of interpersonal relationships such as parent-child, friendships, work partnerships, romantic partnerships, teacher-student, and professional-client. May include some or all of the following aspects of relationships: learning and developmental change, emotion, clinical outcomes and treatment, and cultural differences.

4706  Social Psychology Research Methods: Doing It for Real (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3000, 3010 & one of the following: PSY 3410 or 3440.
   The purpose of the class is to combine hands-on experience actually conducting a study with classroom discussion of issues and methods typically used in social psychology. Rather than coming up with a practice study for the purpose of the class, students will complete actual small scale studies working with faculty in the social psychology area. Students will have the opportunity to present results from the studies in the University Undergraduate Research Symposium held in the spring.

4800  Research Experience: General (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Involves participation in ongoing faculty-directed research based on a contract between the student and instructor.

4802  Research Experience: Cognitive (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Involves participation in ongoing faculty-directed research based on a contract between the student and instructor.

4803  Research Experience: Neuroscience (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Involves participation in ongoing faculty-directed research based on a contract between the student and instructor.

4804  Research Experience: Clinical (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Involves participation in ongoing faculty-directed research based on a contract between the student and instructor.

4805  Research Experience: Developmental (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Involves participation in ongoing faculty-directed research based on a contract between the student and instructor.

4806  Research Experience: Social (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Involves participation in ongoing faculty-directed research based on a contract between the student and instructor.

4810  Field Experience (1 to 6) Prerequisite: PSY 1010.
   Application of psychological principles in community settings with supervision by faculty member and qualified personnel at cooperating agencies. Requires a contract agreed upon by student, agency supervisor, and faculty sponsor.

4900  Pre-senior Thesis (2)
   Contact undergraduate director for information. Students complete original research projects under supervision of a faculty member and prepare a written thesis.

4901  Senior Thesis (3) Prerequisite: PSY 4900.

4902  Senior Thesis Presentation (3) Prerequisite: PSY 4900 and 4901.

4910  Teaching Experience (1 to 6)
   Experience in teaching and in its various processes; normally for a course previously taken. Will provide advanced, in-depth learning of course material.

4950  Independent Research (1 to 5) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Individual research and/or study on topics of interest to student under direction of faculty member based on a contract.

4951  Special Projects (1 to 10)
   Study discussion and applied experience on problems of special interest.

4960  Special Topics in Clinical Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and 3010.

4999  Honors Thesis/Project (3)
   Restricted to students in the Honors Program working on their Honors Degree.

5120  Advanced Human Cognition (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3120.
   Graduate students who register for PSYCH 6120 will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Information processing paradigm applied to areas of psychology, e.g., developmental, social, clinical, and to other disciplines, such as philosophy, education, law.

5150  Advanced Perception (3)
   General theories of perception, their implications, and empirical validation. T

5210  Introduction to Developmental Methods (2) Prerequisite: PSY 3010 or 5500 or 6500.
   Meets with PSYCH 6210. Selected topics in developmental design including age, cohort, and context effects, units of analysis, assessing change, and analyzing interaction data. Course might be taken in conjunction with developing a master's proposal.

5220  Cognitive Development (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3220 or 3230.
   Meets with PSYCH 6220. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6220 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Survey of theories and research on cognitive development (e.g., Piaget, neo-Piagetian, information processing, contextual). Theories related to cognitive development in childhood, adolescence, adulthood and late life.

5240  Child Language Acquisition (3) Cross listed as LING 5024.
   Meets with LING 6024. Nature and acquisition of child grammar, from experimental and theoretical perspectives.

5260  Social Development (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3220 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSY 6260. Graduate students should register for PSY 6260 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Theory and research on social, cultural, ethnic, gender, and family factors in human development. Relationships, emotions, social cognition, morality, and identity in the life course.

5280  Culture and Diversity (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3000, 3010, and permission of instructor.
   Meets with PSYCH 6280. Cultural influences on behavior. Theory and research on values, norms, group behavior, socialization, and psychopathology in comparative cultural perspective.

5330  Individual Psychopathology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3400 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6330. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6330 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Individual abnormal behavior across the lifespan, as defined by DSM-IV. Models for interpretation: medical, dimensional, human developmental, existential. Approaches are reviewed in relation to scientific methods of knowing and recent research literature.

5340  Psychopathology II: Social and Systemic Perspectives on Psychopathology (4)
   Meets with PSYCH 6340. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6340 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Psychopathology as defined and understood from a variety of interactional perspectives including systems analysis, interpersonal theory, communications theory, community systems; family and child developmental theory.

5392  Survey of Major Theories of Psychotherapy (1)
   Meets with PSYCH 6392. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6392. Survey of major theories of psychotherapy and their histories. Emphasis on those with empirically supported procedures. Review of models of service delivery (e.g., individual, family, group, communicty, preventive). Therapy research.

5400  Advanced Environment and Behavior (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3620 and 3010 and instructor permission.
   Meets with FCS 5620, FCS 6620, and PSY 6400. Graduate students should enroll in a 6000-level section and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Some sections taught with service learning emphasis; see Bennion Center for details. Study of selected environmental settings and environment- and behavior-processes.

5410  Advanced Social Psychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6410. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6410 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Survey of theories and research in social psychology. Readings and lecture briefly cover historical and current perspectives on a range of topics, which may include self, person perception, attitudes, attributions, close relationships, social influence, group conflict, etc.

5450  Personality Theory and Research (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3440 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6450. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6450 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Major traditional theoretical approaches to personality and recent theoretical developments. Critical evaluation of theories in terms of personality development and structure. Application of theories to specific domains of behavior.

5480  Psychology and Law (3)
   Theory, research, and practice in the interaction between social scientists, mental health professionals, and the legal system of interest to psychology students, pre-law students, and practitioners in the mental health and criminal justice areas. Topics vary yearly, but exemplars are child sexual abuse, social scientists as expert witnesses, psychotherapist-patient privilege, the insanity defense, jury decision making, the death penalty, and the prediction of dangerousness.

5500  Quantitative Methods I (1 to 4) Prerequisite: PSY 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6500 (graduate students should register for 6500 and will do additional work). Part one of a two-semester sequence providing a graduate-level examination of statistical procedures in the field of psychology. Topics covered during the two semesters include: sampling distributions, probability, t tests, analysis of variance, correlation, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, multiple regression, data transformations, and the logic of null hypothesis testing.

5510  Quantitative Methods II (1 to 4) Prerequisite: PSY 5500.
   Meets with PSYCH 6510 (graduate students should register for 6510 and will do additional work). Part two of a two-semester sequence providing a graduate-level examination of statistical procedures in the field of psychology. Topics covered during the two semesters include: sampling distributions, probability, t test, analysis of variance, correlation, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, multiple regression, data transformations, and the logic of null hypothesis testing.

5518  The Use of Microcomputers in Psychological Research (3)
   Meets with PSYCH 6518. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6518 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Microcomputers have become an essential component of the modern laboratory and knowledge of how to use computers for experimental control and data analysis is now a necessary skill. This course is designed to provide in-depth study of how to design and implement real-time control of typical components of experimental research.

5520  Psychological Measurement (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6520. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6520 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Selected topics in psychological measurement, including reliability and validity theory. Computer intensive.

5530  Intermediate Analysis of Variance (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6530. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6530 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Selected topics in the analysis of variance including trend analysis, ANCOVA, and hierarchical designs. Computer intensive.

5546  Advanced Health Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3460.
   Meets with PSYCH 6546. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6546 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additonal work. Survey of current theory and research concerning health behaviors, psychosomatics, and psychological adjustment to illness.

5600  Environments and Human Behavior (3) Cross listed as FCS 5600.
   Meets with FCS 6600. Reviews and connects research, policies, and physical designs for a variety of physical settings (homes, workplaces, communities) and sociophysical processes (stress, fear of crime, privacy, recreation, place attachment). Often involves vulnerable populations (women, children, elders, minorities) and is tailored to student interests.

5700  Neuropsychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3711 or 3712 or 3713 or 3714 or 3715 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 6700. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6700 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Basic knowledge in neuroscience and behavior with special emphasis on clinical applications. Neuropsychology of human behavior; studies of normal and brain-injured persons with an integration of brain activity, cognitive, and affective processes.

5750  Neurobiology of Behavior (4)
   Meets with PSYCH 6750. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6750 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Basic foundations of neurobiology, including neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurochemistry and neurobehavioral assessment. Application to topics in clinical, social, developmental, and experimental psychology.

5775  The History and Psychology of the "Gay" Family in America: Origins, Context, & Implications (3) Cross listed as GNDR 5775.
   This class is an interdisciplinary exploration of gay families (i.e., the families of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals) in America. Drawing on texts from the fields of History and Psychology we will analyze the dynamics of the gay family in light of a long record of family diversity in America. We will examine the most recent psychological literature on family life including research into same-sex couples, marriage, and parenting. Finally, we will address the impact that the emergence of gay families has had on American understandings of categories such as gender, race, and class, as well as of the structure, purpose and ideology of family.

5950  Independent Study (1 to 6)
   Individual research and/or study on topics of interest to the student under the direction of a faculty member.

5951  Special Projects (1 to 10)
   Study, discussion, and field work on problems of special and current issues.

5960  Topics in Clinical Psychology: Didactic (3)
   Meets with PSYCH 6960 or 6961. Didactic instruction in important areas of specialization in clinical psychology. Topics vary by year and instructor. Examples include health psychology, behavioral medicine, neuropsychological assessment, personality, personality disorders, SASB coding of personality disorders, object relations psychology, cognitive therapy, group therapy, sex therapy, family therapy, autism treatment.

5962  Topics in Health Psychology (2)
   Graduate students who register for PSYCH 6962 will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Focused examination of a subfield of health psychology: Consult instructor for semester topic.

5969  Special Topics in Statistics (1 to 6) Cross listed as OIS 5969, ED PS 5969, FP MD 5969, MATH 5969, ECON 5969, FCS 5969, SOC 5969, STAT 5969.
   Topics vary. Taught by members of the University Statistics Committee. Check current class schedule for cross-listings.

6000  First Year Professional Development Practicum (1) Prerequisite: Graduate student in Psychology program.
   For first-year graduate students in Psychology. Overview of issues and skills relevant for graduate school success, including applying for funding, managing multiple responsibilities, becoming a productive writer and researcher.

6100  Practicum in Teaching Psychology (1) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent. Not for education teaching major.
   Not for education teaching majors. Supervised experience in teaching undergraduate psychology classes under direction of a faculty member.

6110  Advanced Comparative Cognition (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3110 or 3120 and instructor's consent.
   Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6110 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Laboratory and naturalistic nonhuman animal cognition, with a focus on attention, learning, memory, decision making, and communication, along with comparisons with corresponding human cognitive processes.

6120  Advanced Human Cognition (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3120 and instructor's consent.
   Graduate students who register for PSYCH 6120 will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Information processing paradigm applied to areas of psychology, e.g., developmental, social, clinical, and to other disciplines, such as philosophy, education, law.

6130  CNS Research Group (1)
   Weekly presentations and discussions of faculty and student research projects.

6200  Current Research in Developmental Psychology (1 to 3)
   Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6200 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Presentations focus on faculty and student research projects in developmental psychology.

6210  Introduction to Developmental Methods (2) Prerequisite: PSY 3010 or 5500 or 6500 or instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5210. Selected topics in developmental design including age, cohort, and context effects, units of analysis, assessing change, and analyzing interaction data. Course might be taken in conjunction with developing a master's proposal.

6220  Cognitive Development (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3220 or 3230 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5220. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6220 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Survey of theories and research on cognitive development (e.g., Piaget, neo-Piagetian, information processing, contextual). Theories related to cognitive development in childhood, adolescence, adulthood and late life will be addressed.

6250  Applied Statistics (3) Prerequisite: College level intermediate algebra (or higher math class).
   A graduate-level examination of statistical procedures commonly used in the health, social and behavioral sciences. Topics include: Sampling distributions, probability, confidence intervals, t tests, ANOVA, correlation, regression, nonparametric statistics, data transformation, and the logic of null hypothesis significance testing.

6260  Social Development (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3220 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5260. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6260 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Theory and research on social, cultural, ethnic, gender, and family factors in human development. Covers topics such as relationships, emotions, social cognition, morality, and identity in the life-course.

6280  Culture and Diversity (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3400 or 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Cultural influences on behavior. Theory and research on values, norms, group behavior, socialization, and psychopathology in comparative cultural perspective.

6290  Developmental/CCF Brown Bag (1)
   Discussion of faculty and student research projects in developmental psychology.

6300  Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Professional ethics, legal, and professional standards as they apply to psychological practice. Ethical and legal issues in research, psychotherapy, assessment, and other current areas of practice.

6320  Development, Psychopathology & Intervention (1 to 3) Prerequisite: Graduate status in Clinical, Developmental or Counsel. Psych.
   Core class designed to provide CCF students with a theoretical base for working with child and adolescent psychopathology and other "developmental obstacles".

6330  Individual Psychopathology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3400 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5330. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6330 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Individual abnormal behavior across the lifespan, as defined by DSM-IV. Models for interpretation: medical, dimensional, human developmental, existential. Approaches are reviewed in relation to scientific methods of knowing and recent research literature.

6340  Psychopathology II: Social and Systemic Perspectives on Psychopathology (4) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5340. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6340 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Psychopathology as defined and understood from a variety of interactional perspectives including: systems analysis, interpersonal theory, communications theory, community systems; family- and child-developmental theory.

6391  Psychotherapy I: Basic Skills (1) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Students learn about and practice listening skills, showing empathy, building an alliance.

6392  Survey of Major Theories of Psychotherapy (1) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5392. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6392. Survey of major theories of psychotherapy and their histories. Emphasis on those with empirically supported procedures. Review of models of service delivery (e.g., individual, family, group, communicty, preventive). Therapy research.

6400  Advanced Environment and Behavior (3) Recommended Prerequisite: PSY 3420, FCS 3620 or ARCH 3420 or PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with FCS 5620, FCS 6620, and PSYCH 5400. Graduate students should enroll in PSYCH 6400 or FCS 6620 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Some sections taught with service learning emphasis; see Bennion Center for details. Study of selected environmental settings and environment and behavior processes.

6410  Advanced Social Psychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5410. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6410 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Survey of theories and research in social psychology. Readings and lecture briefly cover historical and current perspectives on a range of topics, which may include self, person perception, attitudes, attributions, close relationships, social influence, group conflict, etc.

6420  Methods in Social Psychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Research methods in social psychology, including experimental design, statistical issues, philosophy of science, and ethical issues.

6421  Advanced Service Project in Social Psychology I (1 to 3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Students work with instructor to conduct and supervise a service-learning research project with advanced undergraduate students (taught in conjunction with PSYCH 4421). Focus may vary across social, personality, health, or environmental psychology. Part one of a two-semester class.

6422  Advanced Service Project in Social Psychology II (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 6421 and instructor's consent.
   Graduate students work with instructor to conduct and supervise a service-learning research project with advanced undergraduate students (taught in conjunction with PSYCH 4422). Focus may vary across social, personality, health, or environmental psychology. Part two of two-semester class.

6450  Personality Theory Research (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3440 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5450. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6450 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Major traditional theoretical approaches to personality and recent theoretical developments. Critical evaluation of theories in terms of personality development and structure. Application of theories to specific domains of behavior.

6500  Quantitative Methods I (1 to 4) Prerequisite: PSY 3000 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5500. Part one of a two-semester sequence providing a graduate-level examination of statistical procedures in the field of psychology. Topics covered during the two semesters include: sampling distributions, probability, t tests, analysis of variance, correlation, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, multiple regression, data transformations, and the logic of null hypothesis testing.

6510  Quantitative Methods II (1 to 4) Prerequisite: PSY 5500 or 6500 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5510. Part two of a two-semester sequence providing a graduate-level examination of statistical procedures in the field of psychology. Topics covered during the two semesters include: sampling distributions, probability, t test, analysis of variance, correlation, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, multiple regression, data transformations, and the logic of null hypothesis testing.

6518  The Use of Microcomputers in Psychological Research (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5518. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6518 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Microcomputers have become an essential component of the modern laboratory and knowledge of how to use computers for experimental control and data analysis is now a necessary skill. This course is designed to provide in-depth study of how to design and implement real-time control of typical components of experimental research.

6520  Psychological Measurement (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5520. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6520 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Selected topics in psychological measurement, including reliability and validity theory. Computer intensive.

6530  Intermediate Analysis of Variance (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5530. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6530 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Selected topics in the analysis of variance including trend analysis, ANCOVA, and hierarchical designs. Computer intensive.

6535  Advanced Research Methods in Clinical Psychology (2) Prerequisite: PSY 3010 or instructor's consent.
   Seminar format course for clinical program students. Major focus is on research design and assessment methodology issues in clinical research and practice. Topics vary but generally include decision theory, appraisal of the reliability and validity of clinical assessment procedures, clinical judgement, inter-observer and inter-source agreement, and related topics.

6540  Multivariate Statistics (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6540 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Selected topics in multivariate analysis including factor analysis, MANOVA, and discriminant function analysis. Computer intensive.

6546  Advanced Health Psychology (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3460 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5546. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6546 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additonal work. Survey of current theory and research concerning health behaviors, sychosomatics, and psychological adjustment to illness.

6550  Structural Modeling (4) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Selected topics in structural modeling, including confirmatory factor analysis. Computer intensive.

6556  Analysis of Temporal Data (3 to 4) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Selected methods in the analysis of temporally-ordered data, including the analysis of change scores, time-series analysis, trend analysis, and real time versus developmental time analysis. Computer intensive.

6590  Secondary Analysis (1 to 2) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Selected methods of secondary analysis, with an emphasis on meta-analysis. Computer intensive.

6600  Environments and Human Behavior (3) Cross listed as FCS 6600.
   Reviews and connects research, policies, and settings that are important contexts from behaviors of households and communities: homes, workplaces, neighborhoods. Focuses on sociophysical processes (stress, community problems, crime, privacy, transportation, place attachment). Often involves vulnerable populations (women, children, elders, the poor) and is tailored to student interests.

6610  Clinical Assessment for Nonclinical Researchers (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's permission required.
   This graduate course covers basic assessment methods that can be used by nonclinical scientists in a variety of research projects. Both practical skills (test administration & scoring) & theoretical topics (psychometrics, test development) will be covered.

6611  Principles and Techniques of Assessment I: Structured Interviewing, IQ Tests (2) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Interviewing skills related to initial assessment. Diagnosis by standard clinical structured interview. Construction of tests for IQ, achievement tests, administration, interpretation of IQ tests.

6612  Principles and Techniques of Assessment II: Symptoms and Syndromes (2) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Principles for constructing, administering and interpreting objective measures of clinical phenomena such as symptomatology, diagnostic syndromes, neuropsychological or forensic status. Developing case formulations, treatment recommendations, and writing reports.

6613  Assessment Practicum: Traditional Adult and Child Assessment Skills (2) Prerequisite: PSY 6611 and 6612 and instructor's consent.
   Students administer comprehensive test batteries, develop case formulations, treatment recommendations and write reports. Five reports must be completed.

6614  Assessment Specialties Practicum (2) Prerequisite: PSY 6611 and 6612 and 6613 and instructor's consent.
   Three more reports under the traditional models and PSY 6613 instructors are due. Two new assessment specialties (e.g., forensic, personality disorders, interpersonal dynamic, health) are offered. One report from each of these is required.

6650  Advanced Community Psychology (3) Cross listed as FCS 6650.
   The study and application of psychological solutions to community problems and relationships between community environments and indivual and family well-being. Graduate students should enroll at the 6000 level and will be held to higher standards or do additional work Some sections service-learning.

6700  Neuropsychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3711 or 3712 or 3713 or 3714 or 3715 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5700. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6700 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Basic knowledge in neuroscience and behavior with special emphasis on clinical applications. Neuropsychology of human behavior; studies of normal and brain-injured persons with an integration of brain activity, cognitive, and affective processes.

6750  Neurobiology of Behavior (4) Prerequisite: PSY 3711 or 3712 or 3713 or 3714 or 3715 and instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5750. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6750 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Basic foundations of neurobiology, including neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurochemistry and neurobehavioral assessment. Application to topics in clinical, social, developmental, and experimental psychology.

6890  Social Psychology Research Group (1)
   Weekly presentations and discussions of faculty and student research projects.

6891  Clinical Psychology Research Group. (1 to 4)
   Weekly presentations and discussions of faculty and graduate student research projects.

6910  Clinical Psychology Clerkship (0.5 to 4) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Approved experience in provision of psychological services in human-service setting under supervision of agency staff.

6950  Individual Research Projects (1 to 6) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.

6951  Directed Reading (1 to 6) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.

6960  Topics in Clinical Psychology: Didactic (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Meets with PSYCH 5960. Graduate students should register for PSYCH 6960 and they will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Didactic instruction in important areas of specialization in clinical psychology. Topics vary by year and instructor. Examples include health psychology, behavioral medicine, neuropsychological assessment, personality, personality disorders, object relations psychology, cognitive therapy, group therapy, sex therapy, family therapy, autism treatment.

6961  Practicum in Clinical Psychology: P (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 6960 and instructor's consent.
   Practicum experience in important areas of specialization in clinical psychology. Topics vary by year and instructor. Examples include health psychology, behavioral medicine, neuropsychological assessment, personality, personality disorders, object relations psychology, cognitive therapy, group therapy, sex therapy, family therapy, autism treatment.

6962  Topics in Health Psychology (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Graduate students who register for PSYCH 6962 will be held to a higher standard or do additional work. Focused examination of a subfield of health psychology: Consult instructor for semester topic.

6970  Thesis Research: Master's (1 to 9) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.

7100  Supervised Teaching Practicum (2) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Students teach a course with full responsibility for course planning, presentation, and student evaluation. Supervised by faculty member.

7220  Seminar in Developmental Theories (1 to 3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Survey of the major theories in developmental psychology with an emphasis on readings of original sources. The historical importance and current significance of these theories for the field of developmental psychology will be examined.

7230  Seminar in Developmental Methods (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 6210 and instructor's consent.
   Selected methodological issues in developmental psychology such as construct validity, time-series analysis, and the analysis of change.

7240  Relationships and Health over the Lifespan (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's permission required.
   This graduate course provides an overview of developmentally-oriented research on the cognitive, behavioral, & biological processes through which relationships shape health from infancy to adulthood.

7250  Self-Organizing Systems in Psychology (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Introduces self-organizing systems and related scientific concepts such as dynamic stability, phase transitions, and chaos and examines their relevance for psychology in topics such as neural networks, interpersonal communication, developmental processes, and human institutions and cultures. Application to theory and methods will be covered.

7270  Professional Development (1 to 3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Focuses on adult development in psychology careers. Developmental topics include personal growth, creativity, professional relationships, and ethics. Career topics include publishing, grant writing, clinical and applied careers, academic careers, citizenship, and community service.

7280  Development of Peer Relationships (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   The study of children's peer relationships from developmental, interactional, and contextual perspectives with an emphasis on friendship relationships.

7350  Current Issues in the Practice of Clinical Psychology (1) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   An ongoing forum for area-wide review of current issues in clinical practice and research.

7460  Behavioral Medicine Research Group (1)
   Discussion of ongoing faculty and graduate student research projects.

7465  Self-Regulation, Coping, Adaptation and Health (3) Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor's consent.
   This seminar examines current theory and research on self-regulatory processes with a focus on the resources, skills, beliefs, goals, emotions, and social processes implicated in problem-solving and coping with chronic illness and other stressors. The course will discuss the importance of these concepts to understanding stress, coping, adaptation and physical and mental health.

7500  Seminar in Measurement, Analysis, or Design (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Selected topics in measurement, analysis, or design. Typically computer intensive.

7508  History and Systems of Psychology (4) Prerequisite: PSY 1010 and 3000 and instructor's consent.
   The development of psychology as a science. Practical implications for contemporary psychology of the philosophical foundations of psychological method and theory.

7510  Practicum in Measurement, Analysis, or Design (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5510 or 6510 and instructor's consent.
   Supervised experience in measurement, analysis, or design. Typically computer intensive.

7750  Quantitative Psychology (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Topics selected from mathematical models for learning and social interactions, decision-making, psychometrics, psychophysical methods, multivariate distribution theory and analysis, discriminant analysis, and canonical correlation.

7850  Consultation and Supervision (1 to 3) Prerequisite: PSY 5330 or 6330 and PSY 5340 or 6340 and instructor's consent.
   Theory and practice in the provision of indirect psychological services. Assessment of needs for consultation supervision, established productive relationships, evaluation of outcomes, threats to effective indirect service delivery, and current topics in training and development.

7930  Internship in Clinical Psychology (1 to 4) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   In-depth supervised experience in clinical service delivery in an approved internship setting.

7940  Depression & Affective Disorders (3)
   This is a graduate level course on depression & affective disorders. The primary goal of this course is to help students become familiar with research & clinical issues related to depression & it's treatment.

7950  Special Clinical Projects (1 to 4) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Supervised experience in delivery of psychological services. Experience with special populations or treatment modalities.

7960  Current Topics in Developmental Psychology (1 to 3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Advanced topics in developmental psychology, with a focus on theories, research, and controversies. Topics may include social cognition, emotion, gender development, life-span approaches to development, contextual issues.

7961  Special Topics in Social Psychology (2 to 4) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   This seminar will focus on topical issues, areas of research, or specific methodology. In some years; may consist of two half-semester courses (of two credits each). This course will be taught as needed to address special issues or topics.

7962  Seminar in Social Thinking (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Advanced seminar in social thinking. May include topics such as social cognition, attitudes, or self-regulation.

7963  Seminar in Social Influence (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Advanced topics in social influence. May include areas such as persuasion, conformity, or obedience.

7964  Seminar in Social Relations (3) Prerequisite: PSY 3410 and instructor's consent.
   Advanced topics in social and group relations. Various topics may include intergroup relations, attraction, impression formation, and social support.

7965  Issues in Behavioral Neuroscience (1 to 6) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Seminar on current topics and issues in neural science.

7966  Issues in Cognition (1 to 6) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Seminar on current topics and issues in cognitive psychology.

7967  Issues in Neuropsychology (1 to 6) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Seminar on current topics and issues in cognitive neuropsychology.

7968  Seminar in Clinical Psychology (1 to 3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
   Theory and research on special topics in clinical psychology. Topics vary by instructor and by year. Illustrative foci include neuropsychology, autism, adolescence, family therapy, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, therapy research.

7969  Neuropsychology of emotion (3) Prerequisite: PSY 6700.
   This course covers basic neuropsychological theories of emotion as they relate to (a) known or hypothesized neuroanatomic substrates or emotional states and experiences, and (b) known or hypothesized neuroanatomic substrates of psychopathology.

7970  Thesis Research: Ph.D. (1 to 12) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.

7980  Faculty Consultation (3) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.

7990  Continuing Registration: Ph.D. (0) Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.


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