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Psychology (AC)
Psychology 0010A/B - Introduction to Psychological Principles
This course introduces students to the biological bases (evolutionary, genetic, and physiological) of behaviour. The course surveys core areas of psychology including behaviour genetics, evolutionary psychology, brain and behaviour, sensation and perception, learning, states of consciousness, motivation and emotion, and cognition.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 0015A/B - Application of Psychological Principles
An introduction to the application psychology in different contexts. This course surveys core areas of psychology including development over the life span, personality, behaviour in a social context, psychological disorders and their treatment, and applications of psychology in areas such as industrial organizational, educational, and health psychology.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 0010A/B and registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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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 1000W/X, 1100E.
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Extra Information: Note: Psychology 1000, and Psychology 1000W/X, will not serve as a substitute for Psychology 1100E for entry into any psychology module at Huron, nor will it provide access to any senior psychology course at Huron that requires Psychology 1100E.
3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 1000W/X - 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. This is a 1.0 unit condensed course, meeting for 3.0 hours, twice weekly, for a total of 6.0 hours/week.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1000, 1100E.
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Extra Information: Note: Psychology 1000, and Psychology1000W/X will not serve as a substitute for Psychology 1100E for entry into any psychology module at Huron, nor will it provide access to any senior psychology course at Huron that requires Psychology 1100E.
6 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 1001E - Laboratory Upgrade
This course is designed to provide students who have a credit in Psychology 1000 or equivalent with the laboratory experience that is part of Psychology 1100E but not Psychology 1000. Successful completion of Psychology 1000 plus 1001E will be accepted as the equivalent of credit in Psychology 1100E for purposes of entry into courses and modules at Huron.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1100E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in Psychology 1000 and a 70% average in the best 5.0 courses taken to fulfill first-year requirements.
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Extra Information: 1.0 hour per week, no credit.
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Psychology 1100E - Method in General Psychology
An introduction to method and content in psychology. The content areas covered include physiological psychology, perception, learning and motivation, memory and cognition, developmental psychology, individual differences, personality, social psychology, and applied psychology. Method is studied through direct experience with research design and the collection, statistical treatment and reporting of data.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1000, the former Psychology 1200 and 100.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour, 1.0 course.
Note: Normally, a prerequisite for senior courses at Huron College.
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Psychology 2011A/B - Altered States of Consciousness
A survey of altered states of consciousness such as sleep, dreaming, hypnosis, drug-induced states, meditation and near-death experiences considered from a phenomenological perspective.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2012F/G - Psychology and Diversity
An analysis of major forms of human diversity and the ways that people respond to diversity. Topics include sources of differences, origins and forms of prejudice based on differences, the experience of being a target of prejudice, and techniques for promoting respect for diversity.
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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 2021A/B - Addictive Behaviors
Overview of addictive behaviors and issues concerning addiction. Addictive aspects of drug use, gambling, eating, exercise, sex, playing video games, and Internet use will be considered as well as psychological research, explanations for, and treatment of addictive behaviours.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2031A/B - Psychology and Law
This course provides an overview of theory and research in the field of psychology and law. Basic and applied research in cognitive, developmental, clinical, and social psychology is related to legal issues, such as eyewitness memory, face identification, polygraph testing, child witnesses, and jury decision-making.

Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2032A/B, 3313A/B, 3314F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2037A/B - Psychology Applied to Sport
This course will provide an overview of psychological principles as applied to sport. There will be a general survey of theory and research in psychology, with focus on application to sport in areas such as personality, learning, motivation, attention, and study of social psychological issues relating to participation and spectating.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2091A/B if taken before 2016-17.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
Cannot be used towards completion of a Kinesiology module.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2041 - The Exceptional Child
A study of the etiology, identification, training and/or treatment of the exceptional child. Emphasis will be given to the gifted and creative child, and those with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2042A/B, 2043A/B, 3434E, 3320F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2044 - 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 2040A/B, 2410A/B, 2480E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2050 - Human Adjustment
Utilizing information from several branches of psychology, this course focuses on an appreciation of how psychology principles and insights can be applied to everyday adjustment to life tasks. Topics will include: coping with stress, building self-esteem, self-control, social relationships, gender, sexuality, work, and psychological disorders.

Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2030A/B, 2035A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2054A/B - Psychology of Eating
This course examines the neurobehavioural, developmental, cognitive and social determinants of eating behaviour. Topics may include the biology of hunger and satiety, food preference and choice, social and cultural meanings of food, media influences, body image, emotions and eating, obesity and dieting, and disordered eating.
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Extra Information: 3hours, 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 2061A/B, 2660A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 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 2065A/B - The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality
A survey of the psychological study of religiosity and spirituality. Topics include psychological theories or religiosity, developmental trends, neuropsychology and religious experience, and religiosity and relationships, social behaviour, and health.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3772F/G
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2075 - Human Sexuality
A survey of psychological study of human sexual behavior. Topics include history, methodology, theory, anatomy, physiology, attraction, sexual function, sexual orientation, contraception, conception and birth, sexual health, sexual coercion, and pornography.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2091A/B - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2092A/B - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar 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.
(Huron, King's)
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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, Psychology 2180E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2180E - Method and Theory in Cognition
An Introduction to method and theory in the study of human cognitive processes. Topics covered may include: perception, attention, memory, concept formation, language, thinking, problem solving, and comparative cognition. The course will involve both theory and hands-on experience with the research methods used by cognitive psychologists.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2135A/B
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100E and Psychology 2830A/B. A minimum of 60% is required in Psychology 1100E.  May be taken concurrently with Psychology 2830A/B.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2210A/B - Introduction to Learning
An introduction to the fundamental phenomena and theories of classical and instrumental conditioning with an emphasis on animal learning.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2280E and the former 201F or 210E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2221A/B - Introduction to Biological Basis of Behavior
An introduction to the principles of evolutionary biology, genetics, and physiology in relation to behavior. This course is intended as an introduction to the biological basis of behavior for students who do not have a background in biology.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2280E - Method and Theory in Learning and Motivation
A research oriented course with emphasis on the methodology. Operant conditioning with animals and motivation with animals and humans will be emphasized in lectures and laboratory work. In the first term students participate 1 hour per day on weekdays (5 hours per week) in the laboratory in addition to the four scheduled classroom hours.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2210A/B, the former Psychology 306F/G, Psychology 3209F/G, or the former Psychology 201F, 209G, 210.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100E and Psychology 2830A/B.  A minimum of 60% is required in Psychology 1100E.  May be taken concurrently with Psychology 2830A/B.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 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.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3300A/B, 3301F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2330A/B - Introduction to Health Psychology
An overview of the field examining research and theory exploring relationships of cognition and behaviour with physical health and illness. Topics may include: effects of stress on health, psychological predictors of health-related behaviour, and coping with serious illness. Applications of research and theory to prevention and intervention will also be explored.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2036A/B and 3330F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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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 1000 level Psychology course.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2480E - Developmental Psychology: Basic Principles
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology, including: learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood. Each week, students complete 1.5 hours of research conducted at the University Laboratory School, in addition to 3 hours of in-class lecture.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2044, Psychology 2410A/B, the former 241, Health Sciences 2700A/B or the former Health Sciences 3700A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100E and Psychology 2830A/B. A minimum of 60% is required in Psychology 1100E.  May be taken concurrently with Psychology 2830A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 4 lecture/demonstration hours, 1.0 course.
Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the department.
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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 if taken before 2016.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2610F/G - 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 2620A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 hours lecture/discussion, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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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.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 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. 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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 2712F/G - Introduction to Social Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings, 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, 2720A/B, 2780E or the former Psychology 170.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
Note: This is an essay course version of Psychology 2720A/B.
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Psychology 2720A/B - Introduction to Social Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings, 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.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2750E - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2760F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2780E - Selected Basic Problems in Social Psychology
A research oriented course in social psychology offering concentration in the methods and content of two major areas of social psychology, small group structure and functioning, and the measurement, change, and development of social attitudes.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 3780F/G or the former Psychology 170, 271.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100E and Psychology 2830A/B. A minimum of 60% is required in Psychology 1100E.  May be taken concurrently with Psychology 2830A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 hour to be assigned by the instructor, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2830A/B - Research in Psychology
An advanced treatment of the collection, analysis and interpretation of behavioral data, reviewing and extending the topics covered in Psychology 1100E; problems in the design and conduct of studies and experiments, operational definitions, experimental control and recording of behavior; statistical treatment of data, including descriptive and inferential statistics.
Antirequisite(s): Biology 2244A/B, Economics 2122A/B, 2222A/B, Geography 2210A/B, Health Sciences 3801A/B, MOS 2242A/B, Psychology 2810, 2820E, 2850A/B, 2851A/B, Social Work 2207A/B, Sociology 2205A/B, Statistical Sciences 2035, 2141A/B, 2143A/B, 2244A/B, 2858A/B, 2037A/B if taken prior to Fall 2010, the former Psychology 2885 (Brescia), the former Social Work 2205, the former Statistical Sciences 2122A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2840F/G - Research Methods in Psychology
This course is an introduction to basic issues in psychological research. Topics covered include issues in observation and measurement, ethics, and basic issues involved in doing both non-experimental and experimental research.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course; Mathematics 1228A/B and Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2850A/B - Statistics for Psychology I
This course provides an introduction to techniques of statistical analysis with an emphasis an application in Psychology. Topics include descriptive statistics, the normal distribution, probability, inferential statistics, and hypothesis testing. Also included will be discussion on the interpretation of statistics in other research designs including correlation, repeated samples testing and analysis of variance.
Antirequisite(s): Biology 2244A/B, Economics 2122A/B, 2222A/B, Geography 2210A/B, Health Sciences 3801A/B, MOS 2242A/B, Psychology 2810, 2820E, 2830A/B, Social Work 2207A/B, Sociology 2205A/B, Statistical Sciences 2035, 2141A/B, 2143A/B, 2244A/B, 2858A/B, 2037A/B if taken prior to Fall 2010, the former Psychology 2885 (Brescia), the former Social Work 2205, the former Statistical Sciences 2122A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2851A/B - Statistics for Psychology II
This course expands on basic statistics with an aim at developing an understanding of the use and interpretation of statistics in more complex Psychological research designs. Topics include repeated samples testing, estimation, analysis of variance, correlation, simple linear regression and non-parametric tests.
Antirequisite(s): Biology 2244A/B, Economics 2122A/B, 2222A/B, Geography 2210A/B, Health Sciences 3801A/B, MOS 2242A/B, Psychology 2810, 2820E, 2830A/B, Social Work 2207A/B, Sociology 2205A/B, Statistical Sciences 2035, 2141A/B, 2143A/B, 2244A/B, 2858A/B, 2037A/B if taken prior to Fall 2010, the former Psychology 2885 (Brescia), the former Social Work 2205, the former Statistical Sciences 2122A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2850A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2855F/G - Research Methods in Psychology I
This course will introduce students to the variety of ways research is conducted in psychology. Topics to be covered include the scientific approach, ethical issues in human and animal research, specific experimental and non-experimental designs, and APA writing style.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2856F/G - Research Methods in Psychology II
Building on students’ knowledge of design and ethical issues in psychological research, this course will introduce more complex designs and data analysis. Students will design and conduct an original research project and communicate the findings in an APA-style written report.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2840F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2855F/G.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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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, health sciences, etc.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3120F/G - Altered States of Consciousness:  Selected Topics
Topics may include the physiology, psychopathology, and anomalous aspects of altered states, dreams, dissociative states, drug-induced states, and experiences associated with death.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G, (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization, Honors Specialization, or Honors Double Major in Psychology.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 3125F/G - The Creative Brain
This course will provide an introduction to the Neuroscience of Creativity, Aesthetics and the Arts Research on neuroaesthetics, music and the brain, creativity and the brain, the role of emotion in cognition, spirituality and the brain and developmental issues in all of these areas will be discussed.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Any course (0.5 or 1.0) in Psychology at the 2100 level or above.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3170F/G - Psychology of Creativity
Origins of imaginative thinking; perceptions, emotions, memory, language and symbolic expressions in creative processes; child's intellectual functions and creative potential; psychopathology and creativity; theories of psychology of art; assessing creative thinking; criterion and prediction studies; creativity in special fields and settings; scientific and artistic creativity.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G, (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization, Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3177F/G - Consciousness
Survey of contemporary issues in consciousness studies considered from a phenomenological perspective.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G, (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization, Honors Specialization, or Honors Double Major in Psychology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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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
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3215F/G - Sex Differences and Behavioural Neuroscience
This course examines sex differences in the brain and behaviour of both humans and non-human species. Topics may include strategies and methods for evaluating sex differences, genetic and hormonal influences, cognition, affiliative behaviour, stress, motivation, reward, energy regulation, immune functioning, pain, and disease.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3225A/B, 3226A/B, Psychology 3990F/G taught at Brescia 2008-09 to 2010-11.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3227A/B - Neuropsychology: Brain Injury Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery
This course will discuss: 1) Common forms of brain injury, 2) basic neuroanatomy, 3) various methods of diagnosing brain injuries, including neurocognitive assessments and neuroimaging techniques, 4) historical and current treatments of the more common forms of brain injury, and 5) treatment outcomes.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3224A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year of the Honors Specialization or Major in Psychology modules, or permission of the department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3229A/B - Evolution and Human Behaviour
A survey of evolutionary approaches to the study of human behaviour, including evolutionary psychology.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2850A/B or Psychology 2851A/B and Psychology 2855F/G or Psychology 2856F/G or Psychology 2820E or both Psychology 2800E and 2810, and one of Psychology 2220A/B, 2221A/B. Minimum grade of 60% required in all prerequisites courses.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3304G - Human Learning. Behavior Modification
This is a course in behavior modification and behavior therapy in both clinical and non-clinical settings with an emphasis on methodology. A sound knowledge of operant and classical conditioning techniques is mandatory. Topical readings will be discussed in seminars and the course includes a practicum.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2210A/B or Psychology 2280E and permission of the instructor.  May be taken concurrently with Psychology 2280E.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 seminar hours: 1 hour to be assigned by the instructor, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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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 will be explored, with an orientation on empirical research findings.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2030A/B, 2310A/B and 3311.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3311 - Abnormal Psychology
An introduction to psychopathology. General principles such as description and classification, development and dynamics, causation, evaluation, treatment, research design. Application of these principles to the analysis of the main syndromes of abnormal behavior.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3310F/G and 3320F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in any 1.0 or 0.5 course in Psychology at the 2100 level.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3313A/B - Fundamentals of Forensic Psychology
This course introduces students to central issues in the area of forensic psychology, including recent theoretical and research developments. Topics may include detecting deception, eyewitness testimony, police selection and training, investigative interviewing, jury selection and decision-making, offender profiling, special populations (e.g., psychopathy, domestic violence), and fitness to stand trial.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2031A/B, 2032A/B, the former 3314F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 0.5 Psychology course in Research Methods at the 2000 level or above, and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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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 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 2041, 2042A/B, 2043A/B, 2320A/B, 3311 and 3434E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, Honors Specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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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): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3337F/G - Mental Health and Physical Activity
A review of research and data related to how physical activity (e.g., sport, exercise) influences, and is influenced by, mental health. Topics may include depression, anxiety eating disorders, personality issues, motivation to exercise/sport participation, preventive factors, and other issues relating to mental health and wellness continua.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization or Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of instructor.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
Cannot be used towards completion of a Kinesiology module.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3350F/G - Adolescent Risk Behaviour
An in depth analysis and critique of theory and research on risk behaviour in adolescence and substance use in emerging adulthood, including precursors, correlates and outcomes. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of: (1) adolescence and emerging adulthood as developmental periods, (2) the biological, cognitive and social factors that underlie youth risk behavior, and (3) current prevention and intervention efforts.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2830A/B (or Psych 2800E, 2820E, 2840F/G, 2855F/G or 2855F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3371F/G - Therapeutic Counselling
Professional counselling and psychotherapy; various processes and techniques of therapeutic counselling; special relationship problems; transference, resistance; interpretation techniques and group counselling; special areas of application of psychotherapeutic counselling: marriage, family, human relations in education and in industry, counselling and problems of values.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 3370E, Psychology 3991G Special Topics: Introduction to Counselling (Brescia 2013-14).
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in 3rd or 4th year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3410F/G - Cognitive Development
A review of theories and data related to how cognition develops in children. Topics may include the development of memory, perception, language, strategies, spatial cognition, and problem solving.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization or Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of instructor.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 3434E - The Exceptional Child
The course covers major areas of exceptionality, such as above-and below-average intelligence, various physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and social and emotional disturbances. The etiology, diagnosis and management of exceptionality are examined.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2041, the former Psychology 340, 342.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of an Honors Specialization in Psychology or permission of the Division.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 hours to be assigned by the instructor, 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3450F/G - Development During Infancy
This seminar course will investigate the processes of development and major developmental milestones that occur during the first year of life, with an emphasis on developmental theories and empirical findings from the literature. Topics covered include: physical development, perceptual development, cognitive development, language development and social development.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2480E or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3695F/G - Special Topics in Educational Psychology
This course will cover selected topics of current interest in Educational Psychology. Both research and theory in this field will be discussed, and their implications for educational practice. The course will build upon topics covered in the introductory course (261F/G or 262a/b), such as learning, development, teaching styles, and effectiveness and assessment.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2610F/G or Psychology 2620A/B, and registration in third or fourth year of Psychology program or special permission of Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3710F/G - The Psychology of Social Influence
A review of psychological theory and research relating to the interplay of influence, direct behavior change phenomena, persuasion-based and behavior-based attitude change, the influence of mood states, hypnosis, cognitive processes in influence, and resisting influence.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3721F/G and 3723F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 2720A/B or 2780E, and Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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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.
(Huron)
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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): Psychology 3710F/G, 3722F/G, 3723F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 0.5 Psychology course in Research Methods at the 2000 level or above, and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3722F/G - Persuasion Theory and Research
A critical analysis of theory and empirical research on attitudes and attitude change from a social psychological perspective. The topics include how attitudes are formed, measured, and influence our decisions, as well as different theoretical perspectives on persuasion, factors that influence persuasive messages, and how empirical research on attitudes and persuasion is applied in various social contexts.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2780E or permission of the Department at Huron.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3725F/G - The Psychology of Prejudice
In this course, we will examine and critique psychological theory and research related to prejudice and intergroup relations. Topics to be addressed include the causes and forms of prejudice and discrimination, experiences of disadvantage and privilege, approaches to improving intergroup attitudes, and fostering intergroup equality and social justice.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3773A/B (2010-11), the former 489G (2003-4).
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course .
(King's)
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Psychology 3726F/G - Personal Relationships
This course provides an overview of theory and research on personal relationships from a social psychological perspective. The course will examine topics on the formation, function, maintenance, and dissolution of relationships, with an emphasis on romantic relationships and friendships. The interplay between relationship dynamics and self processes will also be considered.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3724F/G, 3790G if taken in 2012/2013.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 2780E or permission of the Department at Huron.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3740F/G - Social Psychology of Attitudes
This course provides an introduction to social psychological research and theories in the area of attitudes. The topics include classic and contemporary theories of attitudes (e.g., Dissonance Theory, Elaboration Likelihood Model), how attitudes are defined, measured, formed, and changed, as well as how attitudes affect how we think and behave.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3721F/G, 3723F/G, 3995G (2016, 2015 and 2014).
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3750E - 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 Psychology Program, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3760F/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 Honors Specialization Psychology Program or permission of Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3770F/G - The Self
This course examines the history of the self as a topic of study in Psychology and reviews recent research on self and identity. Topics include self-esteem, self-presentation, the nature of our self-knowledge, social aspects to the self, self-control, and the role of the self in motivation and morality.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of the Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 3771F/G - Humanistic Psychology
An examination of meaning, authenticity and self-transformation from humanistic and transpersonal perspectives. Implications for personal growth, counselling and global concerns.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3772F/G - Psychology of Religion and Spirituality: Selected Topics
An examination of selected topics in the psychology of religion.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2065A/B
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3773A/B - Special Topics in Social Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Social Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3781F/G - Social Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence
The course examines developmental theory and research relevant to studying social relationships during childhood and adolescence. The significance of friendships, peer groups, sibling relationships, and emerging romantic relationships will be discussed. In the context of these relationships, methodological issues, intervention programs, and gender and cultural differences will be considered.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3445F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G, (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in third or fourth year of an Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture 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
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour, 0.5 course.
Psychology 3800F/G is a mandatory course for students taking an Honors Specialization in Psychology at Brescia. Priority in enrolment will thus be given to Brescia University College Honors Specialization students.
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Psychology 3814F/G - Ethics in Psychology
This course will introduce concepts of ethics and cover different professional and research ethics guidelines, with more in-depth study of particular and current controversies. Topics may include research in human genetics, animal research and concept of animal rights, professional relationships, particularly ethical issues in working with children, and psychological testing and reporting of test results.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 2814F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1000 and registration in third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization, or Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of instructor.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3830F/G - Computers and Research in Psychology
Topics include: fundamentals of operating microcomputers, use of statistical packages (e.g., SPSS/PC+), interpretation of computer output from univariate and multivariate statistical analyses.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G or the former Psychology 381E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2830A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3840F/G - Survey Design and Construction
An introduction to the foundations and methods for developing questionnaires and surveys. Topics include methods and types of survey measurement, construction, administration, data collection and reporting of results. Students will normally participate in the development of surveys with community partner agencies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of 60% in both Psychology 2800E and 2810, or minimum grade of 70% in Psychology 2820E (or a minimum grade of 60% in both Psychology 2830A/B and 3830F/G at Huron).
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive a 70% in Psychology 2810 or Psychology 2820E (or Psychology 2830A/B at Huron University College) may also enrol in this course.
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Psychology 3891F/G - Experimental Research Methods and Analysis
Examination of methods and data analyses in experimental research in psychology. Topics may include theory, hypothesis generation, sampling, manipulation, measurement, data analysis, generalizability and the use of computers for stimulus presentation, data collection and data analysis.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and third year Honors Specialization psychology status or an overall average of 70% in Mathematics 1228A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, and Psychology 2840F/G with no mark less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3892F/G - Correlational and Multivariate Research Methods and Analysis
Examination of methods and data analyses in non-experimental research in psychology. Topics may include inference of causality, measurement of association, partial correlation, simple and multiple linear regression, interactions and non-linear effects in regression analyses, test construction, reliability, factor analyses, quasi-experimental designs, longitudinal research and the use of computers in non-experimental data analyses.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and Psychology 3830F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and third year Honors Specialization psychology status or an overall average of 70% in Mathematics 1228A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, and Psychology 2840F/G with no mark less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3893F/G - Theory in Psychology
An examination of theoretical approaches and major systems in psychology. In addition to examining the content of a variety of theories in psychology, this course will emphasize the role of theory in general as part of the scientific process.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3950F/G
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and third or fourth year Honors Specialization psychology status or registration in third year psychology with a minimum average of 70% in all courses taken with no mark in any course less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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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 socio-cultural perspective. Recommended for those thinking of graduate work in clinical psychology. CPA accredited programs require coursework on this topic and most will accept this course as fulfilling the criterion.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3893F/G (King's).
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Year 3 or Year 4 of a Psychology Major or Honors Specialization in Psychology, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Physiology-Psychology, and Animal Behavior.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron)
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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): At least 0.5 Psychology course in Research Methods at the 2000 level or above, and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3991F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 0.5 Psychology course in Research Methods at the 2000 level or above, and registration in the third or fourth year of Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3992F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G, or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3993F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G, or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3994F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G, or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3995F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2840F/G (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G, or 2856F/G) and registration in the third or fourth year Honors Specialization, Honors Double Major, Major or Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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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): Psychology 3996F.
Prerequisite(s): One of Psychology 2830A/B, 2840F/G, 2850A/B AND registration in third or fourth year of the Major or Honors Specialization modules in Psychology at Brescia, Huron, or King's. In addition, written permission of instructor and department and an "A" average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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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): Psychology 3997G.
Prerequisite(s): One of Psychology 2830A/B, 2840A/B, 2850A/B AND registration in third or fourth year of the Major or Honors Specialization modules in Psychology at Brescia, Huron or King's. In addition, written permission of instructor and Department and an “A”: average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 4303F/G - Mental Health and Deafness
Topics include definitions of deafness, cultural models, education and language choices, identity and peer/family relationships. Clinical presentation of mental health disorders as well as best practices for treatment delivery will be examined. Issues of diversity in psychology will be highlighted as well as the role of clinician in specialty areas.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year of a degree in Psychology or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4692E - Practicum
Through seminars and participation in supervised placements in selected community settings, students will be introduced to the integration of psychological knowledge with human services practices. Placements involve 3 to 4 hours per week in addition to weekly seminars.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 4692F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2301A/B, 2840F/G, (or Psychology 2800E, 2820E, 2830A/B, 2855F/G or 2856F/G) and registration in fourth year Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology at King's University College.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 field placement hours, 2 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4694E - Collaborative Research in Applications of Psychological Science
In this experiential learning course, students will apply findings from basic psychological research to solve real-world problems. Working in teams, students will partner with local community groups to select and complete a research-based project. Final projects will be presented to a panel of researchers and community members.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization or Honors Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4698F/G - 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.
(King's)
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Psychology 4699E - 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: 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4842E - Honors Thesis
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E and the former Psychology 459.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and registration in 4th year of Honors Specialization Psychology or the Honors Specialization module at Brescia University College.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 4880E - Honors Thesis
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E and the former Psychology 459.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the fourth year of the Honors Specialization Psychology Program at Huron College.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 4891E - Honors Thesis
Independent Research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E, 4880E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3891F/G and 3892F/G and registration in the fourth year of the Honors Specialization, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4992F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topics available in Department of Social Sciences.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year of Psychology program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 4993F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization Psychology status.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4994F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year Honors Specialization Psychology status.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Academic Calendar 2017 AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGES AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGE COURSE INFORMATION Psychology (AC)
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