DeMarzo, Mr. David

Introduction to Psychology

The purpose of the class is to introduce students to the many sub-disciplines that make up the field of psychology, with a particular emphasis on the study of human thought and behavior. In this course, you will be exposed to psychological theories and research on a wide variety of topics including behavior, cognitive processes, human development, and personality. You will also learn about the application of psychological principles and research to real-world problems such as measuring personality and treating mental illness.

Course goals include:

 Introduction to the broad range of topics examined by psychology researchers.

Describe and analyze behavior and mental processes

Methods of psychological research and issues

Theories psychologists have developed to explain psychological findings

Better understanding of yourself and of the behavior of others

 


01/22  - Final Exams for Periods 1 and 3
 
01/23  - Final Exam for Period 2
 

 
 
Behavior Modification Project Schedule (2014-15)

TBA  -  Begin Recording Data Week #1

TBA  -  End Recording Data Week #1

TBA  -  Begin Recording Data Week #2

TBA  -  Due - Weekly Report #1

TBA  -  End Recording Data Week #2

TBA  -  Begin Recording Data Week #3

TBA  -  Due - Weekly Report #2

TBA  -  End Recording Data Week #3

TBA  -  Begin Recording Data Week #4

TBA  -  Due - Weekly Report #3

TBA  -  End Recording Data Week #4

TBA  -  Due - Weekly Report #4

TBA  -  Due - Final Product

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Psychology
Course Overview

The goal of this course is to 1) introduce students to a wide variety of concepts in the field of psychology, and 2) advance individual self awareness through introspection and self analysis. The course is divided into the following units of study:

Introduction
Historical Overview
Learning
Memory
Thinking
Personality Theory
Motivation & Emotion
Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
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