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Lecture # Date Day Topic Assignment
Chapter 1: Introducing Psychology
1 August 23 W Introduction to Psychology Read pp. 1-26
2 August 25 F Introduction to Psychology Read pp. 28-35
Chapter 2: The Biological Basis of Behavior
1 August 28 M Neurons/Peripheral/Central NS Read pp. 46-48, 59-65
2 August 30 W Cortex/Brain lobes/MRI/PET Read pp. 62-82
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
1 September 1 F Sensation/Vision/Hearing/Smell Read pp. 86-104
2 September 6 W Perception Read pp. 105-124
Chapter 4: Consciousness
1 September 8 F Dreams/Sleep Read pp. 134-153
2 September 11 M Sleep Disorders/Drugs Read pp. 154-170
TEST REVIEW/TEST DAY
1 September 13 W Test Review Chapters 1-4
2 September 15 F TEST # 1 Chapters 1-4
Chapter 5: Learning
1 September 18 M Conditioning/Extinction Read pp. 176-188
2 September 20 W Reinforcement/Punishment Read pp. 189-199
Chapter 6: Memory
1 September 22 F Short and Long Term Memory Read pp. 212-225
2 September 25 M Forgetting/Memory Disorders Read pp. 230-245
Chapter 7: Thinking, Language & Intelligence
1 September 27 W Thinking/Creativity Read pp. 250-263
2 September 29 F Language/Intelligence Read pp. 264-287
Chapter 8: Life Span Development I
1 October 2 M Prenatal/Early Childhood Read pp. 290-302
2 October 4 W Stages of Adolescence/Adulthood Read pp. 303-326
Test Review/TEST DAY
1 October 6 F Test Review Chapters 5-8
2 October 9 M TEST # 2 Chapters 5-8
Chapter 9: Life Span Development II
1 October 16 M Moral Development/Life Stages Read pp. 330-341
2 October 18 W Personality Development Read pp. 342-354
Chapter 10: Gender and Human Sexuality
1 October 20 F Sex and Gender Read pp. 358-372
2 October 23 M Arousal/Orientation/Dysfunction Read pp. 373-387
Chapter 11: Motivation and Emotion
1 October 25 W Internal/External/Intrinsic/Extrinsic Read pp. 390-403
2 October 27 F Interactionism Read pp. 403-423
Chapter 12: Health Psychology
1 October 30 M Pain/Smoking/Drinking Read pp. 426-438
2 November 1 W Stress/Cancer/Coping Read pp. 439-458
TEST REVIEW/TEST DAY
1 November 3 F Test Review Chapters 9-12
2 November 6 M TEST # 3 Chapters 9-12
Chapter 13: Personality
1 November 8 W Assessment/Theories Read pp. 462-478
2 November 10 F Structure/Theories Read pp. 479-496
Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders
1 November 13 M Abnormal/History of Mental Illness Read pp. 500-511
2 November 15 W Anxiety Disorders/DSM/PTSD Read pp. 518-535
TBA
1 November 17 F
2 November 20 M
Chapter 16: Social Learning
1 November 27 M Attribution/Attitudes/Prejudice Read pp. 582-594
2 November 29 W Interpersonal Attraction/Influence Read pp. 595-604
3 December 1 F Groups/Aggression/Altruism Read pp. 605-614
*Aviation Psychology
1 December 4 M Personality/Communication Read Handout
2 December 6 W Physiology/Decision Making Read Handout
TEST REVIEW/TEST DAY
1 December 8 F Bonus Credit Day TBA
2 December 11 M Test Review Chapters 13,14,16,*
3 December 14 FINAL EXAM 4:00 p.m. Peabody 206