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Psychology (SS)
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, the former Psychology 1200.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2010A/B - Mind Matters: Thought, Memory and Language
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 - The Maladjusted Mind
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, 2310A/B and 3310F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2032A/B - The Psychology of Crime and Punishment
This course introduces students to a broad range of issues in forensic psychology. Topics include detecting deception, eyewitness testimony, investigative interviewing, roles and responsibilities, offender profiling, correctional psychology, risk assessment, victims of crime, and fitness to stand trial. A focus will be on critical thinking, skepticism, argument, and confronting assumptions.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2031A/B, 3313A/B, 3314F/G, Psychology 3390G if taken in 2008, 2011 or 2012.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 2035A/B - Understanding Yourself and Others
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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2044, 2410A/B, 2480E, Health Sciences 2700A/B and the former 3700A/B.
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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, attention deficit disorder, conduct problems, and the impact of child maltreatment.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2041, 2320A/B, 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 autism, learning disabilities, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and physical handicaps.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2041, 2320A/B, 3320F/G, 3434E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2061A/B - Psychology at Work
This course introduces students to the field of industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology and its contributions to enhanced organizational effectiveness and quality of work life. I/O psychology offers an evidence-based approach to hiring, training, performance management, and leadership, and provides insight into the motivation and behaviour of individuals and teams.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2660A/B, Psychology 2060.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2062A/B - 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.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 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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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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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 - Psychology of Language
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 - Cognitive Psychology
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.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course. The former 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 2310A/B - Abnormal Psychology
This theory course is designed to introduce the wide-ranging theories of psychopathology in adults. Topics will include the major DSM diagnostic categories, as well as research and treatment. The course orientation is empirical, with an emphasis on recent research findings with this population.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2030A/B, 3310F/G, 3311.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture and 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2320A/B - Abnormal Child Psychology
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 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, 3320F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours and 1 tutorial hour, 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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2040A/B, 2044, 2480E, Health Sciences 2700A/B and the former 3700A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.    
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 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 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, 2061A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 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 2855F/G and 2856F/G, 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.
Prerequisite(s): One full course in mathematics plus at least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course. To fulfill the mathematics requirement, you must complete a full course equivalent by taking 1.0 courses from among the following courses: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B or the former Calculus 1201A/B, Mathematics 0110A/B, 1120A/B, 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, 1600A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B, 1301A/B, 1500A/B, 1501A/B, the former 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.
Prerequisite(s): One full course in mathematics plus at least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course. To fulfill the mathematics requirement, you must complete a full course equivalent by taking 1.0 courses from among the following courses: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B or the former Calculus 1201A/B, Mathematics 0110A/B, 1120A/B, 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, 1600A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B, 1301A/B, 1500A/B, 1501A/B, the former 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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B, 2135A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3138F/G - 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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B, 2135A/B. Minimum grade of 60% required in all prerequisites courses.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3139A/B - Cognitive Science
Cognitive Science combines psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, neuropsychology, linguistics, philosophy, and anthropology to study how people think. Students will learn about how cognitive scientists approach problems in a diverse, integrated manner to help us understand how people learn and process, for example, concepts and language.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B, 2135A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3140F/G - Bilingualism
This course will examine how people acquire, process, and use a second language. Topics will include simultaneous and sequential bilingualism, the critical period hypothesis, theories of bilingual language representation, cross-language transfer, language selection and switching, simultaneous interpreting, cognitive consequences of bilingualism, the bilingual brain, and bilingual education.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3990F taken in 2008.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2134A/B, 2135A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3141F/G - Language Development
This course covers how children learn and use their first language. Major topics include the stages of language development, how these phenomena can inform theories of language representation and use in humans, the biological bases of language learning, and the relationship between first and second language learning.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2134A/B, 2135A/B, 2410A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3142E - Reading Ability and Disability
This course will examine the cognitive processes involved in the development of reading ability and skilled reading. Topics will include predictors of reading success, theories of reading ability, eye movements, reading comprehension, and dyslexia. Students will complete a placement in an educational setting for one morning per week.
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Prerequisite(s): Either Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810; plus either Psychology 2134A/B, 2135A/B or 2410A/B. Registration is by special permission. Placement in the schools will require a valid police check at the start of the school year. Note: police checks can take several weeks to obtain. For information on getting the police check see http://www.psychology.uwo.ca/pdfs//undergraduate/police-check-psych3142E-2pages.pdf
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Extra Information: 2 seminar hours, 3 placement hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 3184F/G - Research in the Psychology of Language
This course will introduce students to the variety of research methods used in the psychological study of language. Methods used to study reading processes, speech perception and comprehension, and spoken language production will be covered.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2800E, 2810 and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B or 2135A/B, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who receive 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810), plus 60% or higher in one of Psychology  2115A/B, 2134A/B or 2135A/B also may enrol in this course.
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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): Psychology 2800E, 2810 and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B or 2135A/B, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who receive 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810), plus 60% or higher in one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B or 2135A/B also may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3190F/G - Special Topics in Cognitive Psychology
Topic available in Department.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2115A/B, 2134A/B, 2135A/B. Minimum grade of 60% required in all prerequisites courses.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture 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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000.
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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 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000.
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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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3227A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000.
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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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3215F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000. Minimum grade of 60% required in all prerequisite courses.
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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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3215F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000.
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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 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000. Minimum grade of 60% required in all prerequisites courses.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3230F/G - Cognitive Neuroscience of Music
An in-depth examination of music and the brain. After reviewing neuroscience techniques, we will discuss music and evolutionary theories, emotional responses, comparisons to language, effects on children, and changes of brain structure in musicians.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3190F if taken in Fall of 2011.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture 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 2800E, 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who receive 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810), plus 60% or higher in one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000 also may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour/3 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3295F/G - Special Topics in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
Topic available in Department.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.  
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Psychology 3301F/G - 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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2301A/B, the former 3300A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.  
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3312F/G - Stress and Coping
Major concepts, distinctions and classes of events in the field of psychological stress and coping will be covered. Individual differences in stress-proneness and their measurement will be considered as well. Finally, contemporary mathematical and computer-simulation approaches to "stress as a process" will be addressed, and explained in non-technical terms.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4390F if taken in 2011/12, 2012/13 or 2013/14.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3314F/G - Forensic Psychology
This course introduces students to central issues in the area of forensic psychology, including recent theoretical and research developments. Topics include detecting deception, eyewitness testimony, investigative interviewing, roles and responsibilities, offender profiling, correctional psychology, risk assessment, victims of crime, and fitness to stand trial.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2031A/B, 2032A/B, 3313A/B, 3390G if taken in 2008, 2011 and 2012.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3315E - Addictions: Theory and Research
This course introduces students to major topics in the prevention and treatment of various forms of addictive behavior. The course also involves a structured community service learning component in which students will help addictions-related organizations meet their identified needs. This work will not necessarily involve direct client contact.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or Psychology 2800E and 2810. Registration is by special permission only and must be obtained from the course instructor in the Spring/Summer before the course begins in the Fall term.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 seminar hours, 3 placement hours, 1.0 course.
(This course has a service learning component.)
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Psychology 3316F/G - Psychological Trauma
This course covers the psychobiological theories and research aimed at helping us understand the diversity of human responses to traumatic life experiences, including sexual assault, childhood maltreatment and war.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3390G if taken in 2012/13 or 2013/14.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3390F/G - Special Topics in Clinical Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
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
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 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 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
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 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.
Antirequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
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):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3444F/G - Development of the Social Brain
An in-depth examination of the social brain and how it develops. Topics include the cognitive and neural development of face processing, social attention, and theory of mind. In addition to typical development, we will examine cases of atypical development, including "faceblindness" in development prosopagnosia and "mindblindness" in autism.

Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3490G if taken in 2014/15
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2040A/B, 2410A/B, 2220A/B, 2221A/B
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 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 2800E, 2810, and one of Psychology 2040A/B or 2410A/B, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who receive 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810), plus 60% or higher in one of Psychology 2040A/B or 2410A/B also may 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 2800E, 2810 and one of Psychology 2040A/B, 2410A/B, 2220A/B, 2221A/B, 2410A/B or Neuroscience 2000, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or, Honors Specialization in Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who receive 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810), plus 60% or higher in one of Psychology 2040A/B, 2410A/B, 2220A/B, 2221A/B, 2410A/B or Neuroscience 2000 also may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2040A/B, 2410A/B.
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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2040A/B, 2410A/B.
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 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who earn 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810) also may 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 3610F/G - Using Psychology to Manage and Measure Employee Work Performance
A look at the management and measurement of employee work performance through a psychological lens. Topics include the emotionally-charged nature of the social context surrounding work performance; work performance as viewed by the self, versus peers and supervisors; using psychological expertise to improve the fairness and accuracy of performance feedback.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3690F if taken in 2012/13 or Psychology 4690G if taken in 2013/14.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3690F/G - Special Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810
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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810 (or Psychology 2780E or permission of the Department at Huron). 
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3723F/G - Attitudes and Attitude Change
This course will describe research and theory in social psychology relating to attitudes. Topics to be covered include dissonance, factors associated with effective persuasion, resistance to persuasion, advertising, religious attitudes, environmental attitudes, prejudice, and propaganda.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3710F/G, 3721F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3724F/G - The Science of Romantic Relationships
This course provides an overview of the field of intimate relationships. Current empirical research is emphasized. Topics include theoretical perspectives on intimate relationships (e.g., social psychological theory, evolutionary and life histories theory), interpersonal attraction, love, sexuality, communication within relationships, and various relationship challenges (conflict, violence, power, loss, etc.).
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3726F/G, Psychology 3790G if taken in 2012/2013.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 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 2800E, 2810, and one of Psychology 2070A/B or 2720A/B, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who earn 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810), plus 60% or higher in one of Psychology 2070A/B or 2720A/B) also may 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 3790F/G - Special Topics in Social Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810
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): Psychology 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Psychology Majors students and Psychology Special Students who earn 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E or 60% or higher in or Psychology 2810 may 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 3840F/G - Research in Test Construction
A review of methods for developing psychological tests, questionnaires, and surveys. Topics will include reliability, validity, norming, standardization, and strategies of test construction. Opportunities for developing measures of human abilities and personality will be provided. Strongly recommended for students planning graduate training in psychology and related disciplines.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2080A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Third or fourth year Psychology Majors and Psychology Special Students who earn 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810 or 60% higher in both Psychology 2839A/B and 3830F/G (at Huron) also may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3912F/G - Psychology and the Arts
This course will consider a range of questions relating to art that are of interest to psychologists, organized into broad sections: art and mental illness; philosophical issues; and applied topics. Readings will be drawn from a range of sources, including empirical articles, case studies, reviews and books by eminent thinkers.

Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3990G if taken in 2013/14 or 2014/15
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 3950F/G - History of Psychology
A survey of the major ideas and scholars important to the development of Western psychology, examined from an historical and sociocultural perspective. Recommended for those thinking of graduate work in clinical psychology. CPA accredited programs required coursework on this topic and most will accept this course as fulfilling the criterion.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3893F/G (King's).
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2800E and 2810 plus registration in Year 3 or Year 4 of a Psychology Major or Honors Specialization in Psychology, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Physiology-Psychology, and Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who earn 70% or higher in Psychology 2820E (or 60% or higher in Psychology 2800E and 2810) also may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.  
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): Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810.
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 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 Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Psychology 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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, or Honors Specialization in Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar 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):
Prerequisite(s): One of Psychology 2220A/B, 2210A/B or Neuroscience 2000, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Psychology 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 4223F/G - Brain, Behavior, and the Immune System
This course will introduce the basic concepts of immune system function. The functional consequences of the relationship between the nervous system and the immune system will be examined with a special focus on immune influences on brain functions, and the influence of stress and psychological processes on the immune system.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000, and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behaviour. Other Psychology students and Psychology 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 or Neuroscience 2000, and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Psychology 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, 2221A/B or Neuroscience 2000, and registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Neuroscience, Honors Specialization in Physiology/Psychology or Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior. Other Psychology students and Psychology 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 4390F/G - Special Topics in Clinical Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4420F/G - Bullying and Victimization
This course involves critical evaluation of research and theory on physical, social, and cyber bullying and victimization in childhood and adolescence. We examine physiological, psychological, and social risk factors for bullying and victimization, social processes that maintain bully-victim relationships, psychological consequences of victimization, and current prevention and intervention efforts.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4490F if taken 2008/09, 2010/11 or 2012/13.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 4490F/G - Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 4851E, 4852E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and 0.5 from Psychology 3184F/G, 3185F/G, 3285F/G, 3480F/G, 3485F/G, 3580F/G, 3780F/G, 3840F/G, and registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology. Students in fourth year Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior also may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 4851E - Honors Thesis (Science)
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member. Topics focus on fundamental psychological processes, their underlying neural mechanisms, their development within individuals, and their evolutionary and ecological contexts.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E, 4852E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and 0.5 from Psychology 3184F/G, 3185F/G, 3285F/G, 3485F/G, and registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology. Students in fourth year Honors Specialization in Animal Behaviour also may enrol in this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 4852E - Honors Thesis
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member on a topic that is both theoretically and methodologically relevant to developmental cognitive neuroscience (DCN). This course is exclusively for students in the DCN Module. Advisors must be approved the DCN module coordinator.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E, 4851E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and Psychology 3485F/G, and registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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): Psychology 2820E, or both of Psychology 2800E and 2810, plus registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization in Psychology or Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Other Psychology students and Psychology Special Students who receive 75% in the prerequisite courses may enrol in this course.
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 2015 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Psychology (SS)
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