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Humanities and Social Sciences

HSS 206: Introduction to Psychology (1)

What Psychology is about - fields and applications of Psychology; Perspectives and approaches; Methods of psychology; Perception: Attention; Perceptual organization; Pattern and object perception; Psychophysics; Learning: the major theories and models of learning; Memory: the main models. Forgetting. Applications of memory-related concepts; Emotions - psysiological and cognitive theories; Individual differences: Personality - major theories and personality assessment. Intelligence - main models and ability assessment; Genetic and envoronmental bases.

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