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    Macalester College
  Jan 18, 2018
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 250 - Developmental Psychology

This is a course in lifespan human development; as such, we examine psychological theories and research to describe, understand, and explain the processes that shape our lives between conception and death. We will cover issues related to physiological/biological, cognitive/linguistic, and social/emotional development. A theme throughout this course is an exploration of the lifelong interaction between nature and nurture. This course also focuses on developing an understanding of the concepts, methods, research findings, and applied knowledge central to the study of developmental psychology. Group B course. Prerequisite(s):   or   or permission of instructor Offered once each year. (4 Credits)