Spring 2014

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
PSYC 125-01 Brain and Behavior w/Lab
Instructor: Teresa Barber
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required
1330:T   JAMESR 1206
0830:MWF   TOME 117
PSYC 125-02 Brain and Behavior w/Lab
Instructor: Teresa Barber
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required
1330:R   JAMESR 1206
0830:MWF   TOME 117
PSYC 130-01 Perception, Memory & Thought
Instructor: Patricia Reeder
Course Description:
This introduction to cognitive psychology will cover such topics as: How do you recognize your grandmother? Can you do more than one thing at a time? Why can't you remember the names of people you just met? More formally, we will examine the processes of perception, attention, representation, and retrieval in children, adults, and machines.
1500:MR   KAUF 179
PSYC 130-02 Perception, Memory & Thought
Instructor: Patricia Reeder
Course Description:
This introduction to cognitive psychology will cover such topics as: How do you recognize your grandmother? Can you do more than one thing at a time? Why can't you remember the names of people you just met? More formally, we will examine the processes of perception, attention, representation, and retrieval in children, adults, and machines.
1030:TR   KAUF 179
PSYC 145-01 Psychology of Human Sexuality
Instructor: Michele Ford
Course Description:
This course is a study of human sexuality emphasizing psychological aspects. We will cover sexual development from childhood to adulthood, sexual orientations, biological influences, sexual attitudes and behavior, gender, sex therapy, sexual coercion and abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and sexual health, and the development of sexual relationships. The study of human sexuality is inherently interdisciplinary in nature (drawing from such varied disciplines as sociology, women's studies, biology, anthropology, history, and others). Although we will cover some material from these disciplines, we will take an explicitly social psychological perspective, focusing on individual, personal, and social aspects of sexual behaviors, attitudes and beliefs.
1330:TF   KAUF 179
PSYC 150-01 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychology
Instructor: Diane Brockman
Course Description:
This course takes the position that human behavior can best be understood only in the cultural context in which it occurs. Discussions focus on the impact of culture on human behavior including the nature of culture; political and religious elements of culture; perceptions, stereotypes and the realities of cultural differences; how nationalism and animosity between cultures grow; and sources of prejudice and cultural conflict, and how they may be reduced. Suitable for all students, regardless of prior background in psychology.
1330:MR   KAUF 179
PSYC 155-01 Child Development
Instructor: Gregory Smith
Course Description:
This introduction to developmental psychology will cover such topics as: What are the processes of prenatal development and birth? How does an infant learn about the world around him or her? How do children develop as social beings? And, how do the cognitive abilities of thought, language, and memory develop?
0900:TR   ALTHSE 201
PSYC 155-02 Child Development
Instructor: Gregory Smith
Course Description:
This introduction to developmental psychology will cover such topics as: What are the processes of prenatal development and birth? How does an infant learn about the world around him or her? How do children develop as social beings? And, how do the cognitive abilities of thought, language, and memory develop?
1030:TR   ALTHSE 207
PSYC 201-01 Design of Psychological Research
Instructor: Suman Ambwani
Course Description:
Completion of both PSYC 201 and PSYC 202 fulfills the WR Requirement.
0900:TR   KAUF 186
1030:TR   KAUF 186
PSYC 202-01 Analysis of Psychological Data
Instructor: James Skelton
Course Description:
Completion of both PSYC 201 and PSYC 202 fulfills the WR Requirement.
1330:MR   KAUF 186
1330:W   KAUF 186
PSYC 310-01 Research Methods in Animal Learning
Instructor: Anthony Rauhut
Course Description:
Researchers in the field of animal learning have uncovered fundamental principles that govern the behavior of all organisms, including humans. This course examines the research methods that have assisted researchers in discovering such principles. Students conduct original experiments with animals and prepare written reports of their findings. Three hours classroom plus three hours laboratory a week. Prerequisites: 110, 201, 202 OR 125 and BIOL 124.
0930:MWF   JAMESR 1206
1030:MWF   JAMESR 1206
PSYC 375-01 Research Methods in Community Psychology
Instructor: Sharon Kingston
Course Description:
This course will emphasize gaining advanced knowledge and skills in the research methodologies of community psychology, answering the question: How does community psychology seek to scientifically understand relationships between enviornmental conditions and the development of health and well-being of all members of a community? Students will gain and practice skills in consultation and evaluation of programs to facilitate psychological competence and empowerment, and prevent disorder. Specifically, students will: (a) consider ways to assess and be responsive to the needs of people from marginalized populations with diverse socio-cultural, educational, and ethnic backgrounds; (b) become familiar with innovative programs and practices geared towards prevention and empowerment of disenfranchised groups; (c) apply learning (of theory and research strategies) to a problem in the community; and (d) develop skills in collaborating with Carlisle-area community members in identifying, designing, implementing, and interpreting community-based research. Prerequisites: 175, 201 and 202.
1330:MR   KAUF 185
1500:MR   KAUF 185
PSYC 380-01 Psychological Testing in Research and Practice
Instructor: Michele Ford
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required
1130:MWF   KAUF 185
1230:MWF   KAUF 185
PSYC 425-01 Human Neuropsychology
Instructor: Meredith Rauhut
Course Description:
An advanced seminar into the relationship between physiological systems and behavior. This course will include coverage of mammalian brain organization and function in terms of transmitter systems which are correlated with the interactions between anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Prerequisites: 201 and 202 OR 125 and BIOL 124.
1130:MWF   KAUF 187
PSYC 465-01 Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Disordered Eating
Instructor: Suman Ambwani
Course Description:
Students read and discuss primary sources in theoretical and applied clinical psychology to gain a deeper understanding of the processes of assessment and treatment used with various psychopathological conditions. Prerequisites: 201 and 202.
1330:F   KAUF 178
PSYC 475-01 Seminar in Community Psychology
Instructor: Sharon Kingston
Course Description:
The practice of community psychology is typically directed toward the design and evaluation of strategies aimed at facilitating empowerment, preventing psychological disorders, and promoting social justice and change. The goal is to optimize the well-being of individuals and communities with innovative and alternative interventions designed in collaboration with affected community members and with other related disciplines inside and outside of psychology. This course is an advanced seminar that focuses in depth on special topics in the field of community psychology. Topics may include substance abuse and addiction, delinquency, stress and coping, prevention vs. intervention, social support, and program consultation and evaluation. Students will develop their understanding of topical issues by reading primary and secondary sources and participating in class discussions and applied exercises. Prerequisites: 201 and 202.
1330:W   KAUF 187
PSYC 480-01 Seminar in Organizational Psychology
Instructor: Diane Brockman
Course Description:
This course will focus on the relationship between the individual and the organization as well as examine elements of the organization that affect behavior. Selected topics include leadership, group and interpersonal processes, motivation, occupational health and safety, consumer behavior, and occupational stress. Small groups, role playing, and other experiential exercises will be used to clarify important concepts in the field.
1330:T   KAUF 187
PSYC 500-01 Effects of Fatigue in Professions with Irregular Sleeping Patterns
Instructor: Diane Brockman
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PSYC 500-02 Investigating Trauma in Clinical Psychology
Instructor: Michele Ford
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PSYC 500-03 Treatment and Rehabilitation of Juvenile Delinquents with Field Placement
Instructor: Sharon Kingston
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PSYC 500-04 Military Psychology
Instructor: Michele Ford
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PSYC 500-05 Leveraging Social Relationships: Cancer Survivors
Instructor: James Skelton
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PSYC 500-06 Pain and the Nervous System
Instructor: Meredith Rauhut
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PSYC 500-07 Performance Management in Athletics
Instructor: Diane Brockman
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PSYC 500-08 Social & Organizational Psychology Measures Applied in Educational Settings
Instructor: Diane Brockman
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PSYC 500-09 Faceless: Investigating the Effect of Anonymity on Harrassment and Similar Behaviors
Instructor: Diane Brockman
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PSYC 550-01 Autobiographical Memory Recall via Music
Instructor: Patricia Reeder
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PSYC 550-02 Post Traumatic Growth: Application to Recovery From Mental Illness
Instructor: Suman Ambwani
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PSYC 550-03 Advanced Research in Clinical Psychology
Instructor: Suman Ambwani
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PSYC 550-04 Independent Study in Psycholinguistics
Instructor: Patricia Reeder
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PSYC 560-01 Exercise and Addiction
Instructor: Anthony Rauhut
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PSYC 560-02 Directed Research in Cognitive Psychology
Instructor: Patricia Reeder
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