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PSY 322 Lifespan Psychological Science Select Term:
This course aims at providing students with an understanding of how life events experienced at an early time point shape behavior years later. It examines widely-held but scarcely tested assumptions of psychological theories on long-term effects on behavior, such as the effects of early development on adult life outcomes or changes in behavior from early to late adulthood. The course introduces existing long-term longitudinal studies, provides examples from popular hypotheses about long-term effects on behavior, surveys evidence on whether these hypotheses are supported and if yes, discusses which mechanisms are responsible for producing these long-term effects.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 6
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level PSY 201 Minimum Grade of D AND Undergraduate level SPS 102 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : -