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Psychology, Introduction to

Psychology, Introduction to

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Course Description

This course introduces human behavior. It includes the study of the theories and concepts of psychology including the scope of psychology, biological foundations and the brain, sensation, perception, motivation, personality, learning and memory, emotion, states of consciousness, personality theories, cognition, life-span development, and applied psychology.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine the field of psychology in terms of history, key perspectives and issues, current trends, and scientific and research methods
  • Explain the anatomical structures and physiological functions related to psychology
  • Examine sensation, perception, heredity, and genetics
  • Analyze consciousness, sleep, sleep disorders, and hypnosis as they relate to psychology
  • Analyze the underlying principles and basis of the psychology behind learning, memory, and experience
  • Explain cognitive abilities and intelligence from a psychological perspective
  • Examine the different phases and stages in human development
  • Examine the different motivation theories and the psychological basis of emotions
  • Explain sexuality and gender in relation to psychology
  • Examine psychoanalytic approaches and humanistic theories to explain behaviors and traits in personalities
  • Evaluate health psychology and approaches to health management
  • Investigate the different mental disorders as they relate to psychology
  • Analyze psychotherapy, the different methods, and their effectiveness
  • Investigate the importance of thoughts, trends in social behavior, and impact of social influences

Course Materials

Psychology Book Cover
Title: Psychology
Edition: 5
Author: Saundra Ciccarelli and J. Noland White
ISBN: 9780134477961