PS 102S General Psychology II: Social Bases of Human Behavior (3)
The second course of a two-semester sequence. An introduction to psychology as a social science. The course stresses the basic methods of problem-solving and accumulating knowledge in psychology, as well as the application of those methods to the following diverse content areas: motivation, emotion, personality, intelligence, psychopathology, psychotherapy, human sexual behavior, psychological testing, social psychology. Particular stress on the contemporary issues in each of the content areas. Focus on the attainment of scientific knowledge, both theoretical and research, with an emphasis on the awareness of varying approaches.