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Psychological & Brain Sciences

Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Division of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Building 251
Telephone: (805) 893-2791
Undergraduate e-mail: advising@psych.ucsb.edu
Graduate e-mail:  gradaffairs@psych.ucsb.edu
Website: www.psych.ucsb.edu
Department Chair: Michael Miller 


 

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PSY 1. Introduction to Psychology
(4) ETTENBERG, FRIDLUND, GERMAN
Prerequisite: Students are required to be subjects in low-risk psychological experiments or completion of a short paper.
An introduction to the subject matter and methods of psychology. Topics may include development, perception, memory, learning, cognition, affect, motivation, social behavior, personality, psychopathology and the physiological basis of behavior.
PSY 10A. Research Methods in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(5) WOODS, STAFF
Prerequisite: Psychology 1 with a minimum grade of C-; Psychology 5, PSTAT 5A, PSTAT 5LS,or COMM 87 with a minimum grade of C-; Math 3A, Math 34A, or Math 2A with aminimum grade of C-; Chem 1A-B or 2A-B; Students are required to be subjects in low-risk psychological experiments or completion of a short paper.
Enrollment Comments: Students who have completed PSY 7 will only receive 2 units for PSY 10A.
Introduction to the methodology and practice of scientific psychology so that students can critically evaluate research claims. Examines the multiple steps of the research process, including developing a testable hypothesis, operationalizing the hypothesis into independent and dependent variables, adopting an appropriate methodology for the research question (e.g., survey, experiment, observation), and analyzing and interpreting data, as well as considering the ethical context of research.
PSY 10B. Statistical Methods in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(5) CONROY-BEAM, RATNER, STAFF
Prerequisite: Psychology 10A with a minimum grade of C-; Students are required to be subjects in low-risk psychological experiments or completion of a short paper.
Introduction to key statistical concepts and their appropriate application so that students understand how to use statistics. Examines foundational statistical concepts of descriptive statistics, probability, and sampling distributions and introduces some of the major concepts and inferential statistical techniques used in psychological research to test hypotheses.
PSY 90A. First-Level Honors Seminar
(2) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Seminar for specially selected students. Advanced reading, writing, and discussion.
PSY 90B. First-Level Honors Seminar
(2) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students who have completed Psychology 90A have priority for enrollment.
Seminar for specially selected students. Advanced reading, writing, and discussion.
PSY 90C. First-Level Honors Seminar
(2) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students who have completed Psychology 90B have priority for enrollment.
Seminar for specially selected students. Advanced reading, writing, and discussion.
PSY 98. Readings in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(1-5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of department and instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the preceding 3 quarters and are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 98/99/198/199/199AA-ZZ courses combined.
Readings in Psychological & Brain Sciences under the guidance of a faculty member in the department. Students wishing to enroll must prepare a short plan of study.
PSY 99. Independent Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of department and instructor; completion of at least one quarter ofPsychology 99P.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the preceding 3 quarters and are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 99/199/199AA-ZZ courses combined.
Advanced independent research under the guidance of a faculty member in the department, including writing a research report or review.
PSY 99P. Independent Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of department and instuctor.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and are limited to 5 units per quarterand 30 units total in all 99/99P/199AA-ZZ courses combined.
Independent research under the guidance of a faculty member in the department.
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PSY 101. Health Psychology
(4) SHERMAN
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Introduction to concepts, theory, and research within health psychology. Topics may include: the impact of stress on disease, coping and social support, health communication and persuasion, and the role of psychology in the health care system.
PSY 102. Introduction to Social Psychology
(4) GABLE, KLEIN, MAJOR
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Introduction to concepts, theory, and research within social psychology. Topics may include: person perception, attitude formation and change, interpersonal interactions, persuasion and influence, group processes, prejudice, and social values.
PSY 103. Introduction to Psychopathology
(4) FRIDLUND
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Introduction to concepts, theory, and research within psychopathology. Focuses on the concepts of mental illness and mental disorder, including diagnosis, causes, treatments. Topics may include: exploration of the cultural influences, and social consequences of current and historical definitions of mental disorders.
PSY 105. Introduction to Developmental Psychology
(4) GERMAN, LIBERMAN
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Introduction to concepts, theory, and research within developmental psychology. Topics may include: a focus on child development, and an examination of research and theory in major areas of child psychology.
PSY 106. Introduction to Biopsychology
(4) JANUSONIS, SZUMLINSKI, WOODS
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Introduction to concepts, theory, and research within biopsychology. Topics may include: basics of nervous system signaling, sensory and motor systems, memory, homeostasis, reproduction, emotion, cognition and consciousness.
PSY 108. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
(4) HEGARTY, MAYER, SCHOOLER
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Introduction to concepts, theory, and research within cognitive psychology. Topics may include: pattern recognition, attention, memory, language, reasoning and problem solving.
PSY 111. Fundamentals of Behavioral Neuroscience
(4) GOARD, KIPPIN
Prerequisite: PSY 3 or PSY 106; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology andInterdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An examination of major concepts in behavioral neuroscience. Topics may include: molecular bases of neuron function, neurotransmitter systems, sensory and motor systems, neural bases of learning, memory, and motivated behavior.
PSY 111L. Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience
(5) SZUMLINSKI
Prerequisite: PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to studying behavioral neuroscience.
PSY 113L. Laboratory in Brain Cell Analysis
(5) JANUSONIS
Prerequisite: Psychology 111 or MCDB 151 (either may be taken concurrently); open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the diversity of brain cells, their visualization methods, and their analysis with current computational tools. The course covers neurons, glia, vasculature, and other elements of brain tissue.
PSY 115. Neuropharmacology
(4) SZUMLINSKI
Prerequisite: PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, Pharmacology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: MCDB 126A-B-C and EEMB 164.
An overview of theory and research in neuropharmacology, including an examination of the molecular bases of signaling processes of the nervous system and the bases of drug action.
PSY 116. Learning
(4) ETTENBERG
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in conditioning and learning, including principles of instrumental and classical conditioning. Topics may include: avoidance learning, stimulus generalization, discrimination, and other aspects of learning by animals and humans.
PSY 117. Memory
(4) HEGARTY, KLEIN, SCHOOLER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in memory. Topics may include: how knowledge is represented internally, cognitive processes involved in remembering, and an examination of different memory systems.
PSY 117L. Laboratory in Memory and Cognition
(5) HEGARTY
Prerequisite: PSY 108 or 117; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of human memory and cognition.
PSY 118L. Laboratory in Attention
(5) GIESBRECHT
Prerequisite: PSY 108, 123, 129, or 130; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of the cognitive and neural mechanisms of attention.
PSY 119L. Laboratory in Neuroanatomy
(5) REESE
Prerequisite: PSY 111 or MCDB 151 (either may be taken concurrently); open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 169L is the former number of PSY 119L. Students who have completed PSY 169L with a C- or below may take PSY 119L as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: This course may be taken as a legal repeat of PSY 169L
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of neuroanatomy, by examining the organization and connectivity of the mammalian nervous system. Topics may include: neurohistological techniques; neurology and neuropsychology; comparative neuroanatomy.
PSY 120L. Laboratory in Advanced Research Methods
(5) WOODS, STAFF
Prerequisite: PSY 102, 105, 106, or 108; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of psychology. The lab exposes students to sophisticated aspects of experimentation in psychology including the bases for theoretical inference, experimental designs, development of procedures and analyses.
PSY 121. Mindfulness
(4) SCHOOLER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 160JS is the former number of PSY 121. Students that took PSY 160JS and received a C- or lower may take PSY 121 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 121 is a legal repeat of PSY 160JS.
An overview of theory and research from multiple perspectives on the science and practice of mindfulness. Topics may include: what mindfulness is and is not, how it can be achieved and maintained, and its consequences for cognition, performance, and well-being.
PSY 122. Motivation
(4) ETTENBERG
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in motivation. Topics may include: examination of the evolution of ideas concerning the determinants of human and animal behavior, historical and contemporary theories of motivation, review of physiological and cognitive aspects of motivated behavior.
PSY 123. Cognitive Neuroscience
(4) GRAFTON, JACOBS, MILLER
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in cognitive neuroscience. Material is drawn from research in psychology, clinical neurology, and the neurosciences with brain injured and healthy humans, using methods like neuroimaging, electrophysiology, and neurostimulation. Topics may include: the neural basis of memory, language, and perception.
PSY 124. Educational Psychology
(4) MAYER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in educational psychology, examining how instruction affects student learning. Topics may include: development of learning and thinking strategies, instructional methods, learning in subject matter areas, individual differences, and classroom processes.
PSY 125. Multimedia Learning
(4) MAYER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 156 is the former number of PSY 125. Students who have completed PSY 156 with a C- or below may take PSY 125 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: This course may be taken as a legal repeat of PSY 156.
An overview of theory and research in multimedia learning. Topics may include: exploring how people learn from words (such as spoken text or printed text) and graphics (such as pictures, diagrams, video, or animation), with a focus on evidence-based principles for designing effective multimedia presentations.
PSY 128. Thinking and Problem Solving
(4) HEGARTY, MAYER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in thinking and problem solving in humans, examining the nature of human thought processes. Topics may include: creative problem solving, reasoning, decision making, computer simulation of thinking, meaningful learning, intelligence, expertise, mathematical thinking, and spatial thinking.
PSY 129. Perception
(4) ECKSTEIN
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 107 is the former number of PSY 129. May not be taken after or concurrently with PSY 129L, 130, or 131.
Repeat Comments: This course may be taken as a legal repeat of PSY 107.
An overview of theory and research in perception. A variety of demonstrations are used to allow the student to experience the phenomena of perception. Topics may include: the underlying psychological and biological processes of vision, audition, olfactory, and other senses.
PSY 129L. Laboratory in Perception
(5) ECKSTEIN
Prerequisite: PSY 129 or 110A or 130 or 110B or 131 or 132; open to Psychological & BrainSciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only
Enrollment Comments: PSY 110L is the former number of PSY 129L. Students have completed PSY 110L with a C- or below may take PSY 129L as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 129L is a legal repeat of PSY 110L
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of sensation and perception.
PSY 130. Perception: Vision
(4) ECKSTEIN
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 110A is the former number of PSY 130. Students who have completed PSY110A with a C- or below may take PSY 130 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 130 is a legal repeat of PSY 110A
An overview of theory and research into the human performance and biological processes of visual perception. Typical topics may range from the detection of simple stimuli to the identification of objects and events.
PSY 131. Perception: Audition
(4) ECKSTEIN
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 110B is the former number of PSY 131. Students who have completed PSY110B with a C- or below may take PSY 131 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 131 is a legal repeat of PSY 110B
An overview of theory and research into the human performance and biological processes of auditory perception. Topics may include: the physics of sound, psychophysical methods, the structure and function of the ear and auditory pathway, detection and discrimination, masking, pitch performance, musical scales, 3-D localization, and speech perception.
PSY 132. Visual Neuroscience
(4) REESE
Prerequisite: PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in visual neuroscience. Topics may include: a focus on mammalian vision considering evidence from behavioral and biological approaches.
PSY 133. Psychopharmacology: Psychotherapeutic Drugs
(4) KIPPIN, WOODS
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or PSY 111 or MCDB 126A or MCDB 126B or MCDB 126C; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, Pharmacology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 111 and 115
An overview of theory and research in psychopharmacology relating to therapeutic drugs. Topics may include: principles of pharmacology, neurotransmission and signaling pathways, symptoms and etiology of common mental disorders, and the biochemical, physiological, and behavioral effects of therapeutic drugs.
PSY 134. Psychopharmacology: Drugs of Abuse
(4) KIPPIN, SZUMLINSKI
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or PSY 111 or MCDB 126A or MCDB 126B or MCDB 126C; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, Pharmacology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 111 and 115
An overview of theory and research in psychopharmacology relating to drugs of abuse. Topics may include: principles of pharmacology, neurotransmission and signaling pathways, and the neural bases of abused drugs.
PSY 134L. Laboratory in the Psychopharmacology of Drugs of Abuse
(5) SZUMLINSKI, KIPPIN, KIEFLIN
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or MCDB 126A or MCDB 126B or MCDB 126C; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 111 and 134
The Laboratory in the Psychopharmacology of Drugs of Abuse is intended to serve as a first basic training for students interested in developing a research career in behavioral pharmacology. Participating in this laboratory exposes students to the various research methods used in the field of addiction-related research and exposes students to the psychobehavioral effects produced by the major classes of drugs of abuse: psychomotor stimulants, sedative hypnotics/depressants, hallucinogens, and narcotics.
PSY 135. Development and Plasticity of the Brain
(4) REESE
Prerequisite: PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: MCDB 153.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 168 is the former number of PSY 135. Students who have completed PSY 168 with a C- or below may take PSY 135 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 135 is a legal repeat of PSY 168.
An overview of theory and research in development and plasticity of the brain. Explores the major developmental events producing the organization and connectivity of the nervous system.
PSY 136. Neurobiology of Brain States
(4) JANUSONIS
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 166 is the former number of PSY 136. Students who have completed PSY 166 with a C- or below may take PSY 136 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 136 is a legal repeat of PSY 166.
An overview of theory and research in neurobiology of brain states. Explores the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of a variety of brain states. Topics may include: sleep, transcendental experience, autism, depression, and schizophrenia.
PSY 137. Behavioral Endocrinology
(4) JACOBS, KIPPIN, WOODS
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, Pharmacology and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in the roles of hormones in the regulation of behavior. Focus on the neural and/or cellular mechanisms underlying the effects of hormones on various behaviors (e.g. reproduction, ingestion, aggression, rhythmicity, and cognition).
PSY 138L. Laboratory in Behavioral Endocrinology
(5) KIPPIN
Prerequisite: PSY 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 137L is the former number of PSY 138L. Students who have completed PSY 137L with a C- or below may take PSY 138 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 138L is a legal repeat of PSY 137L
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of endocrinology.
PSY 139. Emotions
(4) GABLE, MACKIE
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
An overview of theory and research related to human emotion. Topics may include: approaches to understanding emotions, functions of emotions, regulation of emotion, group and cultural differences in emotion, and emotions’ consequences for social life.
PSY 140. Social Influence
(4) KIM, MACKIE
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
An overview of theory and research relevant to how people are influenced by the people, places, and situations that make up their social environment. Topics may include: mimicry, conformity, the formation and change of social norms, cultural influences, minority influence, and how these processes affect everyday social behavior.
PSY 141. Evaluation and Attitudes
(4) MACKIE, RATNER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
An overview of theory and research related to how objects and events are evaluated in the short-term and long-term. Topics may include the processes by which evaluations and attitudes are formed, changed, or resist change; persuasion and reactance; and the reciprocal influence of evaluations and attitudes on cognition, affect, and behavior.
PSY 142. Cognitive Development
(4) COSMIDES, GERMAN, LIBERMAN
Prerequisite: PSY 105; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in the development of cognition from birth to maturity. Piagetian/ blank slate theories are contrasted with early core mechanisms approach, with emphasis on empirical research and hypothesis testing. Topics may include: theory of mind, object concept, language development, concepts, intuitive biology, essentialism, and the relationship between cognitive development and culture.
PSY 143. The Evolution of Human Relationships
(4) CONROY-BEAM
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research on the evolution and psychology of human social relationships. This class takes an interdisciplinary approach to human relationships. Topics may include: mate choice, relationship regulation, kinship, parent-offspring conflict, cooperation, friendship, coalitions, and status hierarchies.
PSY 144. Personality & Individual Differences
(4) GABLE
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 104 is the former number for PSY 144. If a student received a C- or below in PSY 104, they may take PSY 144 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 144 is a legal repeat of PSY 104.
An overview of concepts, theory, and research relevant to the study and understanding of individual differences in human thought, emotion, and behavior. Topics may include: measurement of personality, research methodologies, and historical and current conceptualizations of personality.
PSY 145. Cognitive Science of Supernatural Concepts
(4) GERMAN
Prerequisite: PSY 105 or 142; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research on supernatural beliefs. People across human cultures believe in a variety of 'supernatural' entities such as souls, gods, and ghosts. Considers research investigating why human brains are susceptible to such concepts, and why such thinking tends to spread through human cultures.
PSY 146. Human Mating Psychology
(4) RONEY
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: Psychology 155
Enrollment Comments: PSY 160JR is the former number of PSY 146. Students who have completed PSY 160JR with a C- or below may take PSY 146 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 146 is a legal repeat of PSY 160JR.
An overview of theory and research on the design features of brain mechanisms that regulate human mating psychology. This class takes an evolutionary and interdisciplinary approach to human mating. Topics may include: sex differences in mate preferences, hormonal correlates of sexuality, determinants of physical attractiveness, and evidence for the existence of human pheromones.
PSY 147. Intergroup Relations
(4) MACKIE, MAJOR, RATNER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
An overview of theory and research relevant to interactions between and among social groups (e.g. racial, ethnic, gender, religion, nationality). Topics may include: social categorization, causes and consequences of stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, and stigma, and intergroup conflict and cooperation.
PSY 148. Self and Identity
(4) KLEIN, MAJOR, SHERMAN
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
An overview of theory and research from social, cognitive and motivational perspectives on the self and identity. Topics may include: how we come to know who we are and what we are like, how our social identities shape motivation and behavior, self-esteem and self-esteem protective strategies, and self-regulation.
PSY 149. Close Relationships
(4) COLLINS, GABLE
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
Enrollment Comments: PSY 160NC is the former number of PSY 149. Students who have completed PSY 160NC with a C- or below may take PSY 149 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 149 is a legal repeat of PSY 160NC.
An overview of theory and research relevant to cognitive, affective, and motivational processes in adult intimate relationships. Topics may include: attachment, love, commitment, intimacy, equity, social cognition, social support, and the link between relationships and health.
PSY 150L. Laboratory in Social Psychology
(5) KIM, SHERMAN
Prerequisite: PSY 102; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 112L is the former number of PSY 150L. Students who have completed PSY 112L with a C- or below may take PSY 150L as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 150L is a legal repeat of PSY 112L
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant for research in social psychology.
PSY 152. Social Cognition
(4) RATNER
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
Enrollment Comments: PSY 138 is the former number of PSY 152. Students who have completed PSY 138 with a C- or below may take PSY 152 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 152 is a legal repeat of PSY 138.
An overview of theory and research relevant to how people process information about individuals and groups and its influence on social behavior. Topics may include social attention, categorization, face processing, memory and representation, automatic and controlled processes, trait inferences, and causal attribution.
PSY 153. Social Neuroscience
(4) RATNER
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or 111; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102 and 152
An overview of theory and research relevant to the interplay of mind, brain, and behavior in social contexts. Topics may include the mental and neural processes underlying person perception, evaluation, self-referential processing, interpersonal interactions, stereotypes and prejudice, and regulation of social behavior.
PSY 154. Cultural Psychology
(4) KIM
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 102
An overview of theory and research relevant to how culture influences human psychological processes. Topics may include: discussion of the influence of culture on human psychological processes, how people think, feel, and act, and the processes in which psychological tendencies are connected to culture.
PSY 155. Evolution and Cognition
(4) COSMIDES
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
An overview of theory and research in evolution and cognition. Explores ways in which the human mind can be seen as a collection of devices designed by evolution to solve adaptive problems faced by our hunter-gatherer ancestors. Topics may include: cooperation, mating, sibling jealousy, coalitional aggression.
PSY 155L. Laboratory in Evolutionary Psychology
(5) CONROY-BEAM, COSMIDES, RONEY
Prerequisite: PSY 143, 146, or 155; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 153L is the former number of PSY 155L. Students who have completed PSY 153L with a C- or below may take PSY 155L as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 155L is a legal repeat of PSY 153L.
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of evolutionary psychology. Focuses on the framing and testing of adaptationist hypotheses. Students work together in groups to complete quarter-long, original research projects within the field of evolutionary psychology.
PSY 156L. Laboratory in Developmental Psychology
(5) GERMAN, LIBERMAN
Prerequisite: PSY 105; open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Recommended Preparation: PSY 142
A combined laboratory/lecture course that emphasizes the theoretical issues, experimental methods, and data analysis techniques relevant to the study of developmental psychology, including observation of infant/toddler behavior, design of surveys and behavioral coding schemes, assessment of rater reliability, and answering novel questions using archived data.
PSY 159. Health Psychology
(4) SHERMAN
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: PSY 101 is the former number for PSY 159. If a student received a C- or below in PSY 101, they may take PSY 159 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 159 is a legal repeat of PSY 101
Covers the concepts, theory, and research within the field of health psychology. Topics may include: the impact of stress on disease, coping and social support, health communication and persuasion, and the role of psychology in the health care system.
PSY 160AAZZ. Special Topics in Psychology
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 12 units provided letter designations are different.
Lectures in special areas of interest in contemporary psychology. Consult the department office regarding proposed course topics.
PSY 160AF. Special Topics in Psychology - History of Psychology
PSY 160DS. Special Topics in Psychology - Addressing Social Problems in Psychological Science
PSY 160HK. Psychology of Choice
PSY 160NA. Special Topics in Psychology - Adult Development and Aging
PSY 160SC. Science of Mindfulness
PSY 160SK. Examination of Key Constructs in The Psychological & Brain Sciences Description
PSY 163AAZZ. Contemporary Issues in Biopsychology
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: PSY 106 or 111; Open to Psychological & Brain Sciences, Biopsychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies majors only.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 12 units provided letter designations are different.
An examination of special topics of current importance in biopsychology. Content will vary. Information on content may be obtained in department office.
PSY 163BR. RETINAL DEVELOPMENT
PSY 163EJ. Hormones and Cognition
PSY 163IS. Contemporary Issues in Biopsychology - Neuroethology
PSY 163MG. Contemporary Issues in Biopsychology - Systems Neuroscience
PSY 163SJ. Diffuse Neurocellular Systems
PSY 163TS. Models of Working Memory
PSY 183. Psychopathology
(4) FRIDLUND
Prerequisite: PSY 1 or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Open to all majors during registration pass time 3. PSY 103 is the former number for PSY 183. If a student received a C- or below in PSY 103, they may take PSY 183 as a legal repeat.
Repeat Comments: PSY 183 is a legal repeat of PSY 103.
Covers the concepts, theory, and research within psychopathology. Focuses on the concepts of mental illness and mental disorder, including diagnosis, causes, and treatments. Topics may include: exploration of the cultural influences, and social consequences of current and historical definitions of mental disorders.
PSY 190L. Supervised Laboratory Research
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: upper-division psychology and biopsychology majors only; completion of 2 upper-division courses in psychology; consent of department and instructor; completion of psy 99P or 199P. Students must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average for the preceding 3 quarters.
Recommended Preparation: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the preceding 3 quarters.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a cumulative 3.0 for the proceeding 3 quarter(s).
Exploration of topics in experimental methodology, including APA writing requirements, under the guidance of a faculty member in the department.
PSY 196. Honors Seminar in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division psychology and biopsychology majors only; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.5 overall GPA, and a minimum 3.5 upper-division PBS GPA. Qualified students will be invited to apply at the end of fallquarter.
A series of weekly meetings with individual faculty representing diverse areas within psychology. Background readings are required for each meeting. Full participation in the seminar is required.
PSY 196D. Introduction to Teaching in Psychology
(1-5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a PSY grade point average of 3.5 or above and consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 5 units. May not be applied toward the major.
Students assist Teaching Assistants in teaching a lab course in which the student previously received a grade of A- or better. Activities are determined in consultation with the instructor and include assisting instruction of one or two lab sections per week. Learning Assistants (LAs) teach and mentor university students that are enrolled in upper division labs. LAs assist students with experiments, lab technique, data analysis, calculations, learning concepts, and problem solving. As the LAs learn best practices for teaching applied research methods and statistical reasoning, they can practice what they learn as LAs in the PSY laboratory.
PSY 197A. Honors Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Psychology 196; at least two quarters of psychology 99P, 99, 199P, or 199; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: Psychology 197A-B-C is a three-quarter sequence course with the final gradeissued upon completion of 197C. No more than 12 units of Psychology 197A-B-C, 198, and 199 may be applied toward the major.
Independent study under supervision of faculty member, involving either design and execution of independent research project or scholarly analysis and critique of theoretical and research literature pertaining to substantial issues. Honors thesis qualifies student for distinction in major upon graduation.
PSY 197B. Honors Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Psychology 196; at least two quarters of psychology 99P, 99, 199P, or 199; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: Psychology 197A-B-C is a three-quarter sequence course with the final gradeissued upon completion of 197C. No more than 12 units of Psychology 197A-B-C, 198, and 199 may be applied toward the major.
Independent study under supervision of faculty member, involving either design and execution of independent research project or scholarly analysis and critique of theoretical and research literature pertaining to substantial issues. Honors thesis qualifies student for distinction in major upon graduation.
PSY 197C. Honors Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Psychology 196; at least two quarters of psychology 99P, 99, 199P, or 199; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: Psychology 197A-B-C is a three-quarter sequence course with the final gradeissued upon completion of 197C. No more than 12 units of Psychology 197A-B-C, 198, and 199 may be applied toward the major.
Independent study under supervision of faculty member, involving either design and execution of independent research project or scholarly analysis and critique of theoretical and research literature pertaining to substantial issues. Honors thesis qualifies student for distinction in major upon graduation.
PSY 198. Readings in Psychology
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Open to psychology, biopsychology and interdisciplinary studies majors only; upper-division standing; completion of 2 upper-divison courses in psychology; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the preceding 3 quarters and are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 total in all 98/99/198/199/199AA-ZZ courses combined. No more than 12 units combined of 197A-B-C/198/199 courses may be applied toward the psych and biopsych major requirements.
Readings in psychology under the guidance of a faculty member in the department. Students wishing to enroll should prepare a short plan of study.
PSY 199. Independent Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; completion of 2 upper-divison courses in psychology; consent of department; one quarter of Psychology 99P or 199P.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the preceding 3 quarters and arelimited to 5 units per quarter and 30 total in all 98/99/198/199/199AA-ZZcourses combined.
Advanced independent research under the guidance of a faculty member in the department, including writing a research report or review.
PSY 199P. Independent Research in Psychological & Brain Sciences
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; completion of 2 upper-division courses in psychology; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 98/99/99P/198/199AA-ZZ courses combined.
Independent research under the guidance of a faculty member in the department.
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PSY 202A. Advanced Social Psychology I
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Fall.
An intensive consideration of concepts, theories, and major problems in social psychology. Topics covered include experimental methods and a focus on intrapersonal processes including the self, social perception, attitudes, persuasion, motivation, emotion.
PSY 202B. Advanced Social Psychology II
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter.
An intensive consideration of concepts, theories, and major problems in social psychology. Topics covered include non- experimental methods and a focus on interpersonal processes including social influence, groups, prejudice, stereotyping, health, close relationships, and culture.
PSY 210. Motivation in Social Psychology
(4) SHERMAN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Examine motivational theories and approaches within social psychology. Topics include theory and research on intrinsic/extrinsic motivation, approach/avoidance motivation, goals, motivated social cognition, self motivations, and motivation from a cultural perspective. The course will also examine the application of these motivational approaches to social issues.
PSY 211. Basic Concepts in Behavioral Neuroscience
(4) KIPPIN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; consent of instructor
Intended to provide fundamental understanding of neuroscience and behavior for graduate students at the beginning of their studies. Provides a broad overview of brain function with focus on the molecular, cellular, system, and behavioral level of analysis in order to instill a comprehensive appreciation of the biological mechanisms important to behavior.
PSY 215. Neuropharmacology of Psychoactive Drugs
(4) LYTLE
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
An examination of the pharmacological and neurochemical mechanisms influencing the actions of psychoactive drugs.
PSY 219. Behavioral Pharmacology
(4) ETTENBERG
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
An examination of the application of behaviorist learning principles to thestudy of pharmacology. Topics include the develop- ment of behavioral screens for psychotherapeutic drugs, research models of substance abuse, behavioral profiles of psychoactive drugs, and drug discrim- ination techniques.
PSY 221A. Design and Measurement
(4) ASHBY
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology.
Recommended Preparation: a prior course in calculus.
Experimental design and statistical analysis in psy- chological research. Includes basic probability, sampling and distribution theory, hypothesis testing, and estimation.
PSY 221B. Design and Measurement
(4) ASHBY
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology; Psychology 221A.
Experimental design and statistical analysis in psy- chological research. Analysis of variance and related topics.
PSY 221C. Multivariate Analysis in Psychology and Related Social Sciences
(4) COLLINS
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology; Psychology 221A-B.
The use in psychology of the general linear model, multiple regression, discriminant function analysis, factor-analysis, and prinicipal components analysis.
PSY 221D. Structural Equation Modeling
(4) COLLINS
Prerequisite: Psychology 221A-B-C.
Theory and methods of structural equation modeling including path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and latent variable structural models. Course emphasizes application and includes hands-on experience with computer programs such as AMOS and EQS.
PSY 221E. Statistical Analysis of fMRI Data
(4) ASHBY
Prerequisite: Psychology 221A and Psychology 221B; graduate standing.
Experimental design and statistical analysis in fMRI research. Linear and nonlinear models of the hemodynamic response function, the general linear model in fMRI analysis, post hoc testing, group testing with the random effects model, and connectivity analysis.
PSY 226. Cognitive Development
(4) GERMAN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Discusses the concept of cognitive development, its psychobiological basis, and representative psychobiological, information processing, Piagetian, and linguistic theories of cognitive development.
PSY 227. Human Memory and Cognitive Processes
(4) REVLIN, HEGARTY
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Survey of theoretical approaches and empirical findings in the areas of learning, memory, psycholinguistics, and cognitive processing. Topics include structure and process models of memory, nature of the information-processing approach, and related experimental methodology and findings.
PSY 228. Perception
(4) ECKSTEIN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Analysis of psychophysical relations in sensory processes with stress on detection, scaling, discrimination, spatial and temporal resolution, and the interaction of cue systems in perceptual behavior.
PSY 229. A Patient-based Approach to Cognitive Neuroscience
(4) GRAFTON
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Psychology department or permission of instructor
Functional deficits in neurologic patients are critical sources of insight for establishing basic cognitive principles. This course will examine patient based discoveries with a goal of integrating them with insights from complementary methods of cognitive neuroscience.
PSY 231. Cognitive Neuroscience
(4) MILLER
Examination of the neurological basis of cognition with material drawn fromresearch in psychology, neurology and the neurosciences with brain injured and healthy human and non-human subjects. Topics include memory, language, and perception.
PSY 232. Neuroimaging
(4) MILLER, GRAFTON
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Psychology.
Introduces students to the theoretical and practical issues involved in conducting functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiments. Content includes basic MR physics, physiology of the BOLD signal, experimental design, image processing, statistical analysis, and brain mapping.
PSY 233. Electroencephalography
(4) GIESBRECHT
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
An examination of the use of electroencephalography (EEG) to understand the neural mechanisms of cognition and perception. Topics include the neural basis of the EEG signal, methods of acquisition, experimental design, analysis, and interpretation.
PSY 234. Computer Programming For Experimental Psychologists
(4) GIESBRECHT
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
There are two main goals of this course: 1) expose students to the fundamental principles of computer programming and 2) apply the fundamentals principles to the control and analysis of cognitive neuroscience and psychology experiments. Emphasis is placed on practical application of programming skills, including designing and coding experimental and analysis programs using development platforms such as MATLAB.
PSY 235. Neuroendocrinology
(4) KIPPIN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Focus on the regulation of hormone secretion by the central nervous system and on the neural mechanisms underlying hormonal effects on the behavior/physiology of the whole organism.
PSY 237. Cognition
(4) MAYER
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
An in-depth analysis of advanced topics in human cognition. The course willinclude discussion of the cognitive processes involved in areas such as human thinking, problem solving, memory, and learning.
PSY 238. Social Perception
(4) HAMILTON, KLEIN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology.
Review of current research in person perception, social categorization, andsocial judgment.
PSY 242. Social Psychophysiology
(4) BLASCOVICH
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
This course will familiarize students with advanced topics in psychophysiology as applied to social psychological issues. The course willcover topics including: the evolution of social psychophysiology, the nature of physiological indices, theoretical background, and methodolog- ical techniques.
PSY 245. Cultural Psychology
(4) KIM
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Review of research on cultural influences on psychological processes. Examines theoretical and methodological foundations of cultural research in psychology. Also discusses the effects of culture-specific assumptions, practices, and institutions on human cognition, motivation, emotion, and social interaction.
PSY 246. Social Stigma
(4) MAJOR
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course addresses classic and contemporary theory and research on the psychology of stigma. Emphasis is on experience of members of stigmatized groups. Issues covered will include affective, cognitive, motivational and social interaction consequences of stigma.
PSY 247. Human Mating Psychology
(4) RONEY
Surveys the current status of evolutionary approaches to human mating psychology. Focuses on emerging interdisciplinary approaches to this topic, with emphasis on the potential integration of phylogenetic, physiological, cognitive, and behavioral levels of analysis.
PSY 248. The Self And Social Psychology
(4) KLEIN, MAJOR
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
This course examines the self from a social cognition perspective. Topics include the basis for self-knowledge, the mental representation of self-knowledge, and the effects of this knowledge on behavior.
PSY 252. Advanced Research Methods In Social Psychology
(4) BLASCOVICH
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Introduction to philosophy o science, advanced experimental designs, specific methodologies, methodological problems.
PSY 253. Social Psychology of Close Relationships
(4) COLLINS
Review of research and theory on the social psychology of close relationships. Explores cognitive, affective, and motivational factors that shape interpersonal behavior. Topics include attachment processes, commitment, intimacy, trust, social support, equity, social cognition, and the self in close relationships.
PSY 254. Evolutionary Psychology
(4) COSMIDES
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Introduction to basic concepts in evolutionary psychology; how natural selection works, ancestral environments, how to use theories of adaptive problems to discover new cognitive mechanisms, standards of evidence for adaptations, relation of evolved psychology to culture.
PSY 258. Social and Personal Identity
(4) MAJOR
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Examines personal and social identity from a motivational perspective. Topics include theory and research on the nature of personal, social and collective self, antecedents and consequences of personal and collective self-esteem, motivations for self-enhancement, self-consistency, self- presentation and positive social identity.
PSY 265. Computational Neuroscience
(4) ASHBY
Prerequisite: Psychology 221A-B.
Survey of methods in computational neuroscience; single cell methods including Hodgkin-Huxley models, occupation theory, integrate-and-fire models; neural network modeling including linear system theory, nonlinear dynamics, connectionism, Hodgkin-Huxley-like network models, models of synaptic plasticity, methods for generating predicted BOLD signals.
PSY 267. Neurobiology of Cerebral Cortex
(4) JANUSONSIS
Prerequisite: Graduate status and consent of instructor.
Designed to bridge the three-dimensional neuroanatomy of the human brain and fMRI studies. Cortical areas, layers, as well as their connectivity, vasculature and function are explored in considerable detail.
PSY 268. Development and Plasticity of the Brain
(4) REESE
Prerequisite: Graduate status and consent of instructor.
An examination of the major developmental events producing the organizationand connectivity of the nervous system. offered concurrently with Psychology 168, but graduate students will be required to complete additional reading and writing assignments.
PSY 269. Neuroanatomy
(4) REESE
An examination of the organization of the vertebrate nervous system. Topicsinclude neurohistological techniques; neurology and neuropsychology; comparative neuroanatomy; neural degeneration; developmental neuroscience.
PSY 590A. Seminar On Teaching Of Psychology
(1) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Open to psychology students with graduate standing; seminar is required of new teaching assistants in the department of psychology.
Seminar designed to prepare psychology graduate students for various roles related to the teaching of undergraduate psychology courses. Topics may include leading discussions, preparing and grading exams, conferencing, evaluating writing, ethical issues, lecturing effectively, and using audio-visual aids.
PSY 590B. Seminar On Teaching Of Psychology
(1) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Open to psychology students with graduate standing; seminar is required of new teaching assistants in the department of psychology.
Seminar designed to prepare psychology graduate students for various roles related to the teaching of undergraduate psychology courses. Topics may include leading discussions, preparing and grading exams, conferencing, evaluating writing, ethical issues, lecturing effectively, and using audio-visual aids.
PSY 590C. Seminar On Teaching Of Psychology
(1) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Open to psychology students with graduate standing; seminar is required of new teaching assistants in the department of psychology.
Seminar designed to prepare psychology graduate students for various roles related to the teaching of undergraduate psychology courses. Topics may include leading discussions, preparing and grading exams, conferencing, evaluating writing, ethical issues, lecturing effectively, and using audio-visual aids.
PSY 591. Practicum In The Teaching Of Psychology
(1) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of department and instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Open only to students who have completed their doctoral candidacy examinat-ions.
Preparation for the teaching of an undergraduate course in psychology conducted under the guidance of a faculty member in the department. Students wishing to enroll must prepare a short plan of study.
PSY 591MG. Research Presentation
PSY 592AAZZ. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
(1) STAFF
Research seminar for special interest groups in psychology. Each special interest group has its own letter designation available in department office.
PSY 592AE. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592AF. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592AH. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592BD. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592BM. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592BN. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592BR. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592BV. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592CG. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592CM. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592CP. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592DB. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592DH. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592DM. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592DO. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592DV. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592ER. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592FS. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592GA. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592GJ. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592HC. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592HK. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592JB. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592JF. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592JL. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592JR. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592KS. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592LC. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592LL. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592ME. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592MH. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592MM. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592NB. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592NC. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592PS. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592QM. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592RI. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592RM. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592RR. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592SK. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592SN. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592SP. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592TG. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 592WB. Special Interest Group Research Seminar
PSY 593. Professional Skills for Academic Psychologists
(3) ETTENBERG
Enrollment Comments: Priority will be given to students who have successfully completed their doctoral candidacy exams.
A discussion of practical issues related to securing and maintaining an academic position within a university/college environment. Topics may include writing grants, preparing a vitae, the job interview, tenure, conference presentations, lecture preparation and presentation.
PSY 594AAZZ. Special Topics
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Special seminar on research subjects of current interest. Each faculty member has their own letter designation available in department office.
PSY 594AE. Special Topics
PSY 594AF. Special Topics
PSY 594AH. Special Topics
PSY 594BA. Special Topics
PSY 594BD. Special Topics
PSY 594BG. Special Topics
PSY 594BM. Special Topics
PSY 594BN. Special Topics
PSY 594BR. Special Topics
PSY 594BV. Special Topics
PSY 594CB. Special Topics
PSY 594CC. Special Topics
PSY 594CD. Special Topics
PSY 594CE. Special Topics
PSY 594CM. Special Topics
PSY 594CT. Special Topics
PSY 594DB. Special Topics
PSY 594DC. Special Topics
PSY 594DH. Special Topics
PSY 594DL. Special Topics
PSY 594DM. Special Topics
PSY 594DO. Special Topics
PSY 594DS. Special Topics
PSY 594EB. Special Topics
PSY 594EJ. Special Topics
PSY 594EL. Special Topics
PSY 594ER. Special Topics
PSY 594EV. Special Topics
PSY 594FE. Special Topics
PSY 594FG. Special Topics
PSY 594GA. Special Topics
PSY 594GH. Special Topics
PSY 594GJ. Special Topics
PSY 594HC. Special Topics
PSY 594HH. Special Topics
PSY 594HK. Special Topics
PSY 594HV. Special Topics
PSY 594JB. Special Topics
PSY 594JC. Special Topics
PSY 594JF. Special Topics
PSY 594JI. Special Topics
PSY 594JL. Special Topics
PSY 594JM. Special Topics
PSY 594JP. Special Topics
PSY 594JR. Special Topics
PSY 594JV. Special Topics
PSY 594KK. Special Topics
PSY 594KR. Special Topics
PSY 594LC. Special Topics
PSY 594LD. Special Topics
PSY 594LL. Special Topics
PSY 594LP. Special Topics
PSY 594LV. Special Topics
PSY 594ME. Special Topics
PSY 594MG. Contemporary Issues in Biopsychology - Systems Neuroscience
PSY 594MH. Special Topics
PSY 594MI. Special Topics
PSY 594MM. Special Topics
PSY 594NC. Special Topics
PSY 594OP. Special Topics
PSY 594PS. Special Topics
PSY 594QM. Special Topics
PSY 594RD. Special Topics
PSY 594RG. Special Topics
PSY 594RI. Special Topics
PSY 594RK. Special Topics
PSY 594RM. Special Topics
PSY 594RR. Special Topics
PSY 594RS. Special Topics
PSY 594RV. Special Topics
PSY 594SA. Special Topics
PSY 594SK. Special Topics
PSY 594TG. Special Topics
PSY 594TK. Special Topics
PSY 594TS. Models of Working Memory
PSY 594WB. Special Topics
PSY 594WG. Special Topics
PSY 595. Readings For M.A.
(2-12) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology.
Enrollment Comments: No more than 8 units total may be taken toward credit for the M.A.
Independent readings for M.A. The purpose of this course is to provide supervised readings on selected topics.
PSY 596. Directed Reading And Research.
(2-12) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology.
Enrollment Comments: Required of all first, second, and third year psychology graduate students.Minimum of two units per quarter. No more than half the units necessary forthe Master's degree may be taken in Psychology 596.
The purpose of this course is to providesupervised experience in experimental design and laboratory procedures on selected topics, includingthe formulation of experimental problems, discussion of relevant literatureand the analysis and interpretation of experimental results.
PSY 597. Individual Study For Ph.D. Examinations.
(1-12) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology.
Enrollment Comments: No unit credit allowed toward advanced degree.
Preparation for Ph.D. examinations under supervision of chair of student's doctoral committee.
PSY 598. Master's Thesis Research And Preparation
(2-12) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology.
Enrollment Comments: No unit credit allowed toward advanced degree.
Research and preparation for the master's thesis.
PSY 599. Dissertation Research And Preparation
(2-12) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Psychology.
Empirical and theoretical investigations of special problems in psychology in relation to dissertation research.