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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Summer 2006

PSY w301 • Introduction to Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
87945 MTWTh
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
SEA 2.108
Hammes

Course Description

A general introduction to the fundamental principles, theories and science of psychology. Topics to be covered include: neuroscience and behavior, development, learning, memory, intelligence, personality, abnormal behavior, therapy, and social psychology and the application of these ideas in everyday life.

Grading Policy

Three non-cumulative exams each worth 25% of your grade and a cumulative, optinal final. Three writing assignments will be worth 15% as well as attendance and participation in class activities (10%).

Texts

Exploring Psychology (6th ed.) by Myers

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