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Psychology (SS)

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Psychology 1000 - Introduction to Psychology
An introductory survey of the methods and findings of modern scientific psychology. The following topics will be covered: history and methodology, biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning and motivation, verbal and cognitive processes, developmental psychology, social psychology, individual differences (intelligence and personality), and clinical psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1100E, 1200.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 1200 - Biological Foundations of Psychology
This introductory course treats psychology as a biological science. The same content areas are covered as in Psychology 1000, but with a greater emphasis on comparative and physiological studies. Serves as a prerequisite for any course served by Psychology 1000.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1000, 1100E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2010A/B - The Human Mind
A survey of recent findings, theories and applications concerning information-processing approaches to human cognition. A selection of topics from such areas such as memory, thinking and language will be considered.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2135A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2015A/B - The Psychology of Perception
This survey course provides an introduction to perception with an emphasis on perceptual principles in everyday life. The topics may include: assessment of vision and hearing, perceptual principles in art and film, colour vision, illusions and constancies, the perception of pain, perceptual disabilities, and the senses of animals.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2115A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2020A/B - Drugs and Behavior
Survey of the major drugs of abuse used to treat psychopathological disorders including a brief section on methods of administration, drug distribution and elimination, neurotransmitters. The history and patterns of use and abuse, clinic indications, neurochemical bases for action for a variety of licit and illicit drugs.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2030A/B - Human Adjustment
This course will survey various categories of maladjusted behavior and consider different explanatory models and treatment strategies for the control of such behavior. Theories of human adjustment and maladjustment will be reviewed.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2050 and 3310F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2035A/B - Psychological Aspects of Life-skills
This course examines ways in which recent research findings in psychology may be applied in the individual's life. Emphasis on psychology as an empirical science and on avenues of self- understanding and personal growth. Topics include: personality, stress and coping, person perception, interpersonal communication, friendship and love, sexuality, vocational development.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2050
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2036A/B - The Psychology of Physical Health and Illness
This course will cover the role of psychological factors in the prevention of illness and the maintenance of good health, and treatment of already-existing illness. Topics will include the stress/illness relationship, psychological influences on physical symptom perception and reporting, personality and health, behavioral factors in disease, coping, adherence and compliance.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3330F/G
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2040A/B - Child Development
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology including learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2042A/B - Exceptional Children: Behavioral Disorders
This half course will cover theory and treatment related to major psychological disorders of childhood, including depression, anxiety, autism, conduct problems, and the impact of child maltreatment.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2041, 3320F/G, 3434E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2043A/B - Exceptional Children: Developmental Disorders
This half course will cover theory and treatment related to major childhood disorders affecting learning and development, including attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, mental retardation, and physical handicaps.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2041, 3320F/G, 3434E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2060 - The Psychology of People, Work and Organizations
An introduction to the study and practice of industrial/organizational psychology with emphasis on personnel selection, performance appraisal, work related attitudes, work motivation, organizational processes, and leadership.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2660A/B
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2070A/B - Social Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings and problems encountered in the study of people as social beings.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2720A/B, 2780E and the former Psychology 170.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 2075 - Human Sexuality
A survey of the psychological study of human sexual behavior. Topics include history, methodology, theory, anatomy, physiology, attraction, sexual function, sexual orientation, contraception, conception and birth, sexual health and sexual coercion, and pornography.
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Psychology 2080A/B - Introduction to Test and Measurement
This course examines principles of psychological assessment in an applied context through lectures and demonstrations. Topics will include reliability and validity, legal and ethical issues in test construction, and selected controversial questions relating to assessment in areas such as personnel selection, standardized testing in schools, and group differences in test performance.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3840F/G
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2115A/B - Introduction to Sensation and Perception
An introduction to the study of the human senses and higher order perceptual processes. Data gathered from psychophysical research and studies of the nervous system in both humans and other animals will be discussed. The course will review the mechanisms and principles of operation of vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2015A/B
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2134A/B - Introduction to Psycholinguistics
This course introduces the vocabulary and concepts used by psychologists who study human language. The course covers traditional psycholinguistic topics such as meaning, speech perception, comprehension, production and theories of language acquisition.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2135A/B - Introduction to Cognition
An introduction to empirical, computational, and theoretical approaches to the study of human cognitive processes. The topics surveyed will include: perception, attention, memory, concepts, language and problem-solving. The course will show how these diverse psychological processes are related to and influence one another.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2010A/B, 2180E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2210A/B - Introduction to Animal Cognition
An introduction to animal cognition, including topics such as classical and operant conditioning, memory, timing, and categorization.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2280E
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2220A/B - Introduction to Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
Structure and function of the nervous system in relation to behaviour. The physiological basis of the major aspects of behavior in human and other animals (principally mammals) will be covered, including: sensorimotor control, sleep and waking cycles, reproduction, ingestion, aggression, learning, memory, communication and behavioral disorders. Some background in biology is desirable. This course is the normal prerequisite for Psychology 3285F/G.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2221A/B
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.   Psychology 1200 and/or a background in biology is strongly recommended.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2301A/B - Introduction to Clinical Psychology
This course offers a survey of major topics in clinical psychology, including assessment and intervention approaches; experimental psychopathology; ethical, professional and theoretical issues; and emerging trends.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2410A/B - Introduction to Developmental Psychology
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology including: learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.  
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2550A/B - Introduction to Personality Theory and Research
A survey of the history, methodology and content of the study of individual differences. Topics to be covered include: evaluation of typical personality assessment methods and a consideration of modern empirical research in personality theory and assessment.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2050.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2620A/B - Introduction to Educational Psychology
Survey of psychological research and theory in terms of their implications for educational practice. Topics will include learning, motivation, development, problem-solving, individual differences, teacher effectiveness, and assessment.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2610F/G
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2660A/B - Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings and applications of industrial and organizational psychology. Topics to be covered include: personnel recruitment and selection, employee training and development, performance appraisal, work attitudes and motivation, leadership and group processes, and organizational design.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2060
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2720A/B - Introduction to Social Psychology
An introduction to the theories, findings, methods, and problems encountered in the study of people as social beings. Emphasis will be placed on experimental research, conducted both in the laboratory and in the field. Content areas include: attitudes and social cognition, social interaction and influence, group processes and applications of social psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2070A/B, 2712F/G, 2780E, the former 170.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2800E - Research Methods in Psychology
Using selected examples, this course will introduce students to the variety of ways to conduct research in Psychology. Topics to be covered include: the scientific approach; ethical issues in human and animal research; designing, running, analyzing and writing up a research project; experimental, observational and correlational research strategies.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2820E, 2840F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2810 - Statistics for Psychology
Introduction to data analysis with particular reference to statistical procedures commonly used in Psychological research.
Antirequisite(s): All other University level statistics courses at the 2000 level or above, including Psychology 2820E, 2830A.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course plus one full course in mathematics. To fulfill the mathematics requirement, you must complete a full course equivalent by taking 1.0 courses from among the following courses: Mathematics 0110A/B, 1120A/B, 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B, 1201A/B, 1301A/B, 1501A/B, Linear Algebra 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, former Mathematics 030 and 031. If Mathematics 0110A/B is selected, then either Statistical Sciences 1024A/B or Mathematics 1228A/B must be taken. The combination of Mathematics 1228A/B and Statistical Sciences 1024A/B is strongly recommended
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2820E - Research Methods and Statistical Analysis in Psychology
An introduction to the design, conduct, and statistical analyses of psychological research. The intent is to provide students with knowledge of how to implement and evaluate research in both laboratory and applied settings. Design and statistical analysis will be taught in the context of specific studies and data sets from correlational, experimental, quasi-experimental and qualitative research. Written research projects will be required.
Antirequisite(s): All other University level statistics courses at the 2000 level or above, including Psychology 2810, 2800E, 2830A and 2840F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course plus one full course in mathematics. To fulfill the mathematics requirement, you must complete a full course equivalent by taking 1.0 course from: Mathematics 0110A/B, 1120A/B, 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B, 1201A/B, 1301A/B, 1501A/B, Linear Algebra 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, former Mathematics 030 and 031. If Mathematics 0110A/B is selected, then either Statistical Sciences 1024A/B or Mathematics 1228A/B must be taken. The combination of Mathematics 1228A/B and Statistical Sciences 1024A/B is strongly recommended.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory/tutorial hours, 1.0 course
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Psychology 2990A/B - Applications of Psychology
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with some of the ways in which psychological evidence and techniques can be applied to the practice of law, business, education, the health sciences, etc.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3130A/B - Psychology of Thinking
Theoretical and empirical studies on problem solving, reasoning, concept formation, thinking and cross-cultural variations in thinking processes.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3137A/B - Attention and Perceptual Cognition
Considers theories and experimental research about the flow of information in human cognition through various stages of perceptual processing to various types and degrees of attention in conscious experience.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in Psychology 2800E or 2820E may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3138A/B - Memory
A review of the theories and data bearing on how people encode, store and retrieve information, both from permanent and temporary memory stores. Emphasis will be given both to laboratory studies and the study of memory in ecologically valid settings.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Psychology and one of:  Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B, 2135A/B or 2800E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in any of the prerequisite courses or 70% in Psychology 2820E may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3139A/B - Fundamentals of Cognitive Science
A review of information processing approaches in selected areas such as perception, memory and cognition. An examination of the contributions from psychological experiments, computer simulation, logical models, language analysis, neural models, and comparative cognition.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course and registration in third or fourth year of an Honors program or Special Students.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3181F/G - Research in Sensation and Perception
This course will give a practical introduction to research on sensory and perceptual processes. Lectures on selected research topics may include vision, audition and the other senses. These will be accompanied by lab projects using a variety of experimental approaches. The course will deal also with general issues of perceptual measurement.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2115A/B plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Students registered in third or fourth year of a Psychology Major or Special Students may enrol in this course if they received at least 70% in the prerequisite course and at least 70% in Psychology 2820E (or at least 70% in Psychology 2800E plus Psychology 2810).
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Psychology 3184F/G - Research in Psycholinguistics
This course will introduce students to the variety of research methods used in experimental psycholinguistics. Topics covered will include: language perception, comprehension, production and memory. The major issues regarding these processes are discussed with a focus on frequently encountered experimental procedures to provide an overview of the fields.
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Prerequisite(s): One of Psychology 2210A/B, 2115A/B, 2134A/B or 2135A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3185F/G - Research in Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive theorists face a unique problem: the understanding of mental structures and processes that are not directly observable. A variety of methods used to address this problem will be surveyed, by introducing research questions of enduring interest. Students will be expected to use the techniques learned. Cognitive domains to be examined include attention, memory, problem-solving, and thinking.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B, 2135A/B or 2210A/B. Psychology Majors and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite courses and 70% in Psychology 2820E (or 70% in each of Psychology 2810 and 2800E) may enrol.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3209F/G - Neuroscience of Motivation and Emotion
An examination of motivation and emotion from a variety of perspectives. Biological, cognitive, developmental, evolutionary, physiological and social approaches to motivation and emotion may be considered.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2280E
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honours Specialization in Physiology and Psychology, Honours Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or Major in Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3221F/G - Animal Behavior
An introduction to the scientific study of animal behavior, emphasizing evolutionary and ecological influences on behavior. Recent research from the field and the laboratory will be used to illustrate such topics as communication, foraging, orientation, territoriality, mate choice, altruism, and animal cognition.
Antirequisite(s): Biology 3436F/G
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology and Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3224A/B - Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neural mechanisms in human perception, spatial orientation, memory, language, and motor behavior.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology and Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3225A/B - Sex Differences in Human Brain and Behavior
An evolutionary and biological approach to understanding the differences between men and women. Topics include sociobiological explanations of sex roles; gonadal and brain sexual differentiation; hormonal factors in aggression, sexual preference and gender identity; sex differences in cognitive function; genetic and hormonal influences on sexually dimorphic brain function.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology and Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3226A/B - Hormones and Behavior
An in-depth review of current research problems in the field and the biological mechanisms by which hormones can affect behaviour. Topics may include hormones and brain development, sexual differentiation, sexual and courtship behaviour, parental behaviour, aggressive behaviour, stress, food intake, and endocrine disorders in humans.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology and Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3229A/B - Evolution and Human Behavior
A survey of evolutionary approaches to the study of human behavior, including evolutionary psychology.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology and Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3280F/G - Research in Animal Behavior and Animal Cognition
This course provides practical experience in conducting research in animal cognition and behaviour. Cognition in animals includes perception, learning, memory, choice, timing, spatial orientation, and other processes. The course emphasizes the ecological context and evolution of cognitive processes in animals.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2210A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience,  or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Students in third or fourth year taking a Psychology Major or Special Students may enroll in this course if they received a 70% in Psychology 2820E (or 70% in Psychology 2810 and 2800E).
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3285F/G - Research in Behavioral Neuroscience
An introduction to techniques used to investigate the neural and endocrine bases of behavior.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology and Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.  Other Psychology Students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course may enroll in this course.
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour/3 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3310F/G - Adult Psychopathology
This theory course is designed to introduce the wide-ranging theories and treatment perspectives of psychopathology in adults. The major disorders covered in the DSM-IV will be explored, with an orientation on empirical research findings.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2030A/B and 3311.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3320F/G - Child Psychopathology
This is a theory course designed to introduce the wide-ranging theories of developmental psychopathology in children and adolescents. Topics will include the major DSM-IV diagnostic categories for childhood disorders, as well as research and treatment. The course orientation is empirical, with an emphasis on recent research findings with this population.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2042A/B, 2043A/B and 3311.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3330F/G - Health Psychology
This course will focus on the scientific and professional contributions of the discipline of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health, the prevention and treatment of illness, and the identification of etiologic correlates of health, illness, and related dysfunction.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2036A/B
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3390F/G - Special Topics in Clinical Psychology
Topic available in Department.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3440F/G - Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
An introduction to the way in which genetic and experiential factors interactively contribute to the emergence of adaptive neural structures underlying visual processing, face perception, number processing, language, memory, and executive functions.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 347G if taken in 2007
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior or Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 3441F/G - Frontal Cortex and the Development of Cognitive Control
An in-depth theoretical and methodological examination of the association of between the development of cognitive control and age-related changes in prefrontal cortex structure and function.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 347G if taken in 2006
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior or Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 3442F/G - Mind, Brain and Education
The course reviews data from recent cognitive neuroscience research on educationally-relevant cognitive functions. Discussions will focus on how such studies may be useful to education and how, in turn, insights from education may inform developmental cognitive neuroscience research.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior or Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3443F/G - Development of the Mathematical Brain
An examination of how children develop numerical abilities from infancy onwards, focussing on the roles of memory, spatial ability, and language. The course will also examine well-publicized studies on the poor levels of performance in mathematics among North American students, and compare this to student performance in other countries.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior or Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 3462E - Issues and Methods in Early Childhood Education
This seminar course covers various topics related to the overall development and early education of the young child with a focus on the implications of theory and research for working with young children. Students participate weekly in a practicum placement at UniversityLaboratory Schoolin the Department of Psychology.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2410A/B or 2480E and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 3.5 practicum hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 3480F/G - Research in Developmental Psychology
Survey of research methods in developmental psychology including problems in the study of age differences, issues of reliability and validity, and interpretations of causality. Students will gather data involving children using observational or interview methods.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2410A/B or 2480E; plus Psychology 2800E, 2810 and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) Psychology 2410A/B or 2480E and 70% in Psychology 2820E or (2800E and 2810) may also enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3485F/G - Research in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
An introduction to the design, administration, and interpretation of developmental cognitive neuroscience research. Students receive instruction in the formulation of developmental research questions and the choice of appropriate methods, and training in the analysis, and interpretation of pediatric evoked response potential (ERP) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B; Psychology 2410A/B, 2800E, 2810 and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 3490F/G - Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
An in-depth analysis of research in selected topics of developmental psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3491F/G - Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
An in-depth analysis of research in selected topics of developmental psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3580F/G - Research in Personality Assessment
Addresses reliability and validity issues as well as several contemporary topics in assessment such as multitrait-multimethod analysis, personality testing in personnel selection, and control of dissimulation or "faking" of personality test responses. The course includes a hands-on research component.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2810 and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Third or fourth year Honors Psychology students who receive a 70% in Psychology 2820E may enrol in this course. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in Psychology 2810 or 2820E may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3620E - Psychology of Classroom Learning with Practicum
Advanced seminar examining how knowledge gained from psychological research on the ways children think, learn, and remember can be applied to the design of effective classroom instruction and evaluation. Includes a concurrent practicum assignment as tutor or teacher's assistant in local elementary or secondary schools.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2134A/B or 2135A/B or 2410A/B, 2610F/G or 2620A/B plus either Psychology 2820E or 2800E in combination with Psychology 2810.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 seminar hours/week plus practicum to be arranged, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 3680F/G - Research in Educational Psychology
This course will include seminars on research methods in educational psychology, plus supervised research projects conducted by individual students and/or groups.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2134A/B or 2135A/B or 2410A/B or 2610F/G or 2620A/B plus Psychology 2800E and 2810 and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Third or fourth year Honors Psychology students who receive a passing grade in the prerequisite course(s) and a 70% in Psychology 2820E (instead of Psychology 2800E and 2810) may enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3690F/G - Special Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3694F/G - Teams and Work Groups in Organizations
This course examines and assesses psychological research on workgroups / teams. Particular attention is paid to issues associated with team composition, team processes, individual vs. group performance, and the organizational context in which teams operate. Methodological/statistical issues associated with workgroup/team research are given considerable emphasis.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 365F taken in 1998 or between 2002 and 2005; The former Psychology 365G if taken in 2000 or 2007.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3720F/G - The Psychology of Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior
The course will consider the social, situational and personality factors responsible for the occurrence of antisocial behaviors such as violence and aggression, and of prosocial behaviors such as helping others in disaster or crisis situations.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3721F/G - The Psychology of Persuasion
An examination of social psychological theories and research relating to attitude formation and change. Both persuasion of others and self-persuasion will be considered. Specific topics to be covered include the effects of fear appeals, race relations and prejudice, mass media, communications, advertising, and sex role stereotypes.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 2720A/B or 2780E and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3722F/G - Social Cognition and Motivation
An examination of social psychological theories and research relating to the cognitive and motivational processes involved in understanding and representing the social world. Specific topics will include attribution, goals, impression formation, person memory, the self, stereotypes, and social inference.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3780F/G - Research in Social Psychology
An introduction to the methods and techniques used in the study of human social behavior. Students will conduct studies using a variety of procedures, and will develop an independent research proposal.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2780E
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G or 2720A/B; Psychology 2800E and 2810 and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology students who receive a passing grade in the prerequisite course Psychology 2720A/B and a 70% in Psychology 2820E may enrol in this course. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course Psychology 2720A/B and 70% in Psychology 2820E or 2800E and 2810 may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3790F/G - Special Topics in Social Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 2720A/B or 2780E and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.  Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3800F/G - Psychological Statistics Using Computers
This course covers most statistical procedures used in psychological research, and the use and interpretation of SPSS for Windows. Topics covered include the t test, various forms of analysis of variance, chi-square, bivariate and multiple regression and correlation, factor analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, and Monte Carlo methods.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3830F/G
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Psychology 3800F/G is a mandatory course for students taking Honors Specialization in Psychology.  Special Students who receive 70% in Psychology 2820E may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3840F/G - Test Construction
A review of methods for developing psychological tests, questionnaires, and surveys. Topics will include reliability and validity, norming and standardization, attitude measurement, and observational methods. Opportunities for developing measures of human abilities and personality will be provided.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2080A/B
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2810 and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Third or fourth year Honors Psychology students who receive 70% in Psychology 2820E may enrol in this course. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in Psychology 2810 or 70% in Psychology 2820E may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3950F/G - History of Psychology
A study of persistent problems in the history of psychology and an introduction to traditional systems in psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3893F/G (King's).
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3990F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3991F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3998F - Independent Study
Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Written permission of instructor and department and an A average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3999G - Independent Study
Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Written permission of instructor and department and an A average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4140F/G - Psychology of Pain
Topics include the psychological, clinical, and physiological manifestations of the pain experience, the major theories of pain, congenital insensitivity to pain, psychophysical assessment of the sensory and affective components of pain, and placebo effects. Various treatment methods will be discussed.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4190F/G - Special Topics in Sensation and Perception Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4195F/G - Special Topics in Cognitive Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4220F/G - Behavior Genetics
An introduction to the study of the relationships between genes and behavior. Topics include basics of cellular and molecular genetics, nature, nurture and behavior, historical approaches to behavior genetics, gene manipulations, neurogenetics, behavior genetic designs in humans, individual differences in motivation and emotion, and individual differences in mental abilities and personality.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 384G taken in 2003, 2004 or 2005.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or the former 221a/b and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Physiology and Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or Honors Specialization in Animal Behaviour. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture /discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4222F/G - Behavioral Pharmacology
This course examines drugs, brain and behavior using principles of neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, synaptic transmission and research methods in psychopharmacology. Topics include: major neurotransmitter systems and their relations to psychoactive drug effects, drug addiction and major substances abuse and the biochemical bases of psychopathology and drugs used to treat affective disorders.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 428F taken in 2006 or 2007.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or the former 221a/b and registration in third or fourth year   Honors Specialization in Psychology, Physiology and Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or Honors Specialization in Animal Behaviour. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4290F/G - Special Topics in Animal Behaviour and Animal Cognition
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4295F/G - Special Topics in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4313F/G - The Psychology of Humour
This course expores theoretical and empirical approaches to a psychological understanding of humour. Topics include: cognitive, social, biological, and developmental aspects; individual differences; the role of humour in mental and physical health; and applications in psychotherapy, education, and the workplace.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 368G if taken in 1998, and the former Psychology 468F if taken in 2000 or 2006.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4390F/G - Special Topics in Clinical Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4412F/G - Gender and Social Development
The purpose of this course is to critically evaluate current theoretical explanations for the development and maintenance of gender-differentiated behavior. Social and cognitive theories are the primary focus, but biological explanations also are considered. Gender differences in personality, interpersonal behavior (e.g., play styles, aggression, communication), and relationships are discussed.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 447G taken between 2003 and 2006 and the former Psychology 447F if taken in 2006.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4490F/G - Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4491F/G - Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4590F/G - Special Topics in Personality
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4595F/G - Current Issues in Personality Research
Critical evaluation of contemporary research in personality. Issues to be examined could include the person-situation debate, the idiographic vs. nomothetic study of personality, moderators of behavior predictability, new methods of personality assessment, evolutionary, sociobiological, genetic, and environmental influences on individual and group differences.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4620F/G - Special Topics in Educational Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4690F/G - Special Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Topics available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4790F/G - Special Topics in Social Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4791F/G - Special Topics in Social Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4850E - Honors Thesis
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and 0.5 from Psychology 3181F/G, 3184F/G, 3185F/G, 3280F/G, 3285F/G, 3480F/G, 3485F/G, 3580F/G, 3680F/G, 3780F/G and registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology. Students in fourth year Honors Specialization in Animal Behaviour or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience may also enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 4890F/G - Advanced Topics in Measurement Research
An in depth coverage of selected issues in psychological measurement and data-analysis, including one or more of the following: factor analysis, unidimensional and multidimensional scaling, analysis of preferences, test bias, multiple regression and other multivariate procedures, and other related topics.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G or 3830F/G and registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4990F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4991F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4998F - Independent Study
Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Written permission of instructor and department and an A average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4999G - Independent Study
Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Written permission of instructor and department and an A average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Academic Calendar 2008 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Psychology (SS)
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