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Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Consideration of modern psychological tendencies assures psychologists and psychoanalysts that physiological researches are widely progressing, involving in its scope of inquiry more spheres of human life and thus, bringing into spot new disciplines, methods and research fields. Consequently, the issues put onto discussion grow in number

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16JUL 2019
Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

This degree deals with the broad themes of cognition, individual differences, biological and evolutionary issues, social functioning, and development across the lifespan. The modules you take will develop your understanding of psychology’s everyday applications, such as studies of people at work and the rationale for and use of psychological tests. You ll have the opportunity to develop your own particular interests by choosing…

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08JUL 2019
Humanistic psychology emphasized

Humanistic psychology emphasized

Humanistic psychology is a psychological perspective that emphasizes thestudy of the whole person. Humanistic psychologists look at human behavior notonly through the eyes of the observer, but through the eyes of the person doingthe behaving. Humanistic psychologists believe that an individual s behavior isconnected to his inner feelings and self-image. Unlike the behaviorists, humanistic psychologists believe that humans…

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30JUN 2019
Experimental Psychology Graduate Programs

Experimental Psychology Graduate Programs

Why consider Psychology Graduate Programs? A graduate program in psychology can lead to a myriad of career choices. We have specific programs for ABA Applied Behavior Analysis, Forensic Psychology, Sports Psychology, Clinical Psychology and many more on the left navigation. If you enjoy working with children, you may want to consider a career in school psychology. As a School Psychologist you will work with students to help…

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22JUN 2019
Developmental Psychology Course Descriptions

Developmental Psychology Course Descriptions

Introduction to Psychology and Its Principles APSY-UE 2, 4 points. Spring, Summer. Introduction to the fundamental principles of psychology, emphasizing both the unity and the diversity of a field that spans major theoretical and research areas, including biological bases of human behavior, learning, development, motivation, and social and abnormal behavior. Opportunities to apply knowledge gained in lectures and readings…

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14JUN 2019
Developmental Psychology old age

Developmental Psychology old age

Late adulthood - 60s and above - is a recent conception in developmental psychology because just a century ago (in the 1900s), the human race die 30 years younger than today s average. On average, life expectancy in the US rose from 47 years old to 77 years old - 80 years old in women, and 73 years old in men. In order to incorporate the age range of 60s and above, old age was conceptualized. However, the rising life expectancy…

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06JUN 2019
Mental disorders Obsession

Mental disorders Obsession

I have this strange obsession with mental disorders. Everything I do I relate to myself having some sort of illness. I know that I must have depression, because no matter what I do those feelings of helplessness towards myself keep coming back. But I don’t know what I have, really. Most people are afraid of going insane, and they think “I’m not crazy!” when they’re in my place: lost, alone, depressed, suicidal, and self injuring…

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29MAY 2019
Different mental health disorders

Different mental health disorders

People can experience different types of mental health problems. These problems can affect your thinking, mood, and behavior. People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread. Anxiety disorders can include obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorders, phobias, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that…

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18JUN 2014
UCLA Cognitive Neuroscience

UCLA Cognitive Neuroscience

This Area s goal is to produce cognitive psychologists who combine general scholarship with sophistication in research design, theory formulation, experimental and computational methods, and scientific communication. The cognitive program at UCLA is designed to ensure exposure to the content and methods deemed essential for all cognitive psychologists, and to provide the opportunity for exposure to additional knowledge and…

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