Undergraduate General Education course
Lectures: Tuesday & Thursday 2:30-4, Science Center C
Discussion section: various times
An introduction to the workings of the human psyche as illuminated by experimental psychology, neuroscience, genetics, evolution, artificial intelligence, and the social sciences. The course will introduce major approaches to the study of the mind such as psychoanalysis, behaviorism, cognitive neuroscience, and evolutionary psychology; controversies such as nature-nurture, consciousness, and free will; and specific topics such as perception, reasoning, language, emotion, psychopathology, sexuality, violence, morality, and the self.