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

Fall 2004

PSY 304 • Intro to Child Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42395 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
SEA 2.108
WEISGRAM

Course Description

The primary objective of this course is to provide an introduction to physical, cognitive, and social development in children from conception to adolescence. Theories and issues in child psychology will also be examined as part of this course. Research methods and current research in the field will be investigated. Special topics to be considered include: prenatal development, Piagetian theory, parenting, gender topice, and moral development.

Grading Policy

Grades are based on objective exams, in-class activities, and a short reaction paper.

Texts

Siegler, DeLoache & Eisenberg. 2003. How Children Develop.

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