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    Macalester College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology


An introduction to psychological science – the study of behavior and mental processes. This course surveys the major subdisciplines of the field, including such topics as the brain and neuroscience, behavioral genetics, cognitive and social development, perception, learning, memory, decision-making, language, consciousness, emotions, motivation, psychological disorders, social identity, interpersonal interactions and group and cultural processes. Lecture and laboratory components. Every semester. (4 Credits)