Psychology | Introductory to Psychology 1 for Majors
P151 | 20501 | T. James


Psychology is the science that seeks to understand behavior and mental
processes. This course is an introduction to the biological basis of
behavior and mental processes. Topics include 1) the history of
psychology; research ethics, methods and statistics; 2) evolution;
structure of the nervous system; motivation; 3) sensory systems;
perception; attention and consciousness; 4) conditioning; memory;
language; information processing; neuroimaging. Grades are assessed
with quizzes, in-class exams and written assignments.