beh225 | undergraduate
Introduction To Behavioral Science
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Biological Basis of Behavior and Neuroscience
- Describe the influence of heredity on human behavior.
- Recognize the relationships between the neural system and human behavior.
- Explain the effect of hormones on a person's behavior.
Learning and Memory
- Compare and contrast classical and operant conditioning.
- Compare early and contemporary theories of intelligence.
- Describe the characteristics of a good measure of intelligence.
- Explain the process of learning based on the information processing model of memory.
Cognition and Intelligence
- Apply problem-solving techniques.
- Recognize one's use of problem-solving techniques.
- Illustrate the contributions of Skinner to learning and operant conditioning.
Psychological Disorders and Therapies
- Discuss the effectiveness of psychotherapy.
- Differentiate between the characteristics of various psychological disorders.
Psychology as a Science
- Compare and contrast the various research methods in psychology.
- Explain the diversity of human behavior based on gender, race, and ethnicity.
- Describe the development of psychology as a science.
Motivation and Emotion
- Describe how motive and emotion direct behavior.
- Recognize the influence of gender and culture on emotion.
- Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.
- Describe the influence of society on the behavior of an individual and a group.
- Compare and contrast the factors that play a role in how we judge others.
- Explain how attitudes are developed.
- Explain the application of psychology in everyday life.
- Examine the contributions of Freud, Jung, and Rogers to the understanding of personality and to psychology as a field.
- Compare and contrast the personality theories proposed by different psychologists.
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