intro to psyc

Topics: Psychology, Nervous system, 1922 Pages: 1 (823 words) Published: September 28, 2014
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Course Syllabus for
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (V89.0001.001)
Prof. Edgar (Ted) E. Coons – Spring 2011 – T & R 9:30pm – NYU, Skirball Theater Jennifer (Jen) K. Brooke – Head Teaching Assistant (TA)
Texts:

Gleitman, Gross, & Reisberg. Psychology (8th Edition), 2010. W.W. Norton, New York. Oestreicher & Coons. Study Guide (8th Edition) [free with Gleitman at NYU Bookstore], 2010. W.W. Norton, New York. A Handbook of Handouts is also required, the first part of which will be made available in class on Jan 25th and the second part of which you must purchase thereafter from the Advanced Copy Center at 552 LaGuardia Street.

Dates

Assignments & pp.

Jan 25
5 27

Course Orientation
Chpt 2a 51-top 67
Chpt 12a, 461-466
Chpt 12b, 466-473
Chpt 6a, 233-243
Chpt 12c, 473-490
Chpt 2c, 75-81
Chpt 3a, 85-92
Chpt 3b, 92-105
Chpt 3c, 105-131
Chpt 4a, 133-145
Chpt 4b, 160-179
Chpt 5a, 181-191
EXAM #1

Plan of the course & briefings about experiment-participation requirements + brief intro to Chpt 2 The Genetic and Evolutionary Roots of Behavior (1st half) + Handout #06 (Survival Needs...) Motivation (pp. 490-500 deferred until the Mar 29th lecture) + Handout #07 (annotated Chpt 12) Motivation (pp. 490-500 deferred until the Mar. 31st lecture) + Handout #07 (annotated Chpt 12) Sleep section from Consciousness

Motivation (pp. 490-500 deferred until the Mar 31st lecture) + Handout #07 (annotated Chpt 12) The Evolution of Matting Patterns section from The Genetics & Evolution of Behavior The Brain and the Nervous System + Handout #16 (annotated Chpt 3) The Brain and the Nervous System + Handout #16 (annotated Chpt 3) The Brain and the Nervous System + Handout #16 (annotated Chpt 3) Sensation (omit Vestibular Sense thru Hearing, pp.145-159) + Handout #33 (annotated Chpt 4) Sensation (omit Vestibular Sense thru Hearing, pp.145-159) + Handout #33 (annotated Chpt 4) Perception + Handout #47 (annotated Chpt 5)

COVERS CHPTS 2, 12+6a, & 3 (Chpts 4 & 5...
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