Nov 26, 2022  
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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PSYC 100 - Introductory Psychology


An introduction to major areas of psychology, emphasizing theories, research methods, critical thinking, and communication skills, to enable students to think like psychologists. Topics include the brain and nervous system, child development, sensory processes, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, language development, motivation, emotion, intelligence, personality, stress, abnormal behavior, social influence, and close relationships. Class exercise forms are discussed in groups of four to provide interactive learning even in a large lecture class.

3 credits



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