Psychology 300 - General Principles
Updated for Spring Semester 2018
Course Information for
Below please find information for all Psychology 300 courses I teach:
Author: Stangor, C.
Author: Ariely, D.
*Please note the publication dates.
Please note as well that a student in a recent semester purchased the Stangor book from a book seller that was neither the publisher (Flatworld Knowledge) nor the ARC Bookstore, and was provided with the wrong edition: a first edition with a second edition cover pasted on top. Where you purchase is your choice, but caveat emptor.
About the course:
Psychology is a fun and challenging subject that is used to understand every aspect of our lives.Much of this course is focused on the "how" of psychology: how psychologists investigate questions, how to determine whether one method should be used over another, how to understand the conclusions drawn within context. Classic studies in psychology plus current trends will be discussed as an overview of this very broad field is provided in this course. I hope you leave the course understanding yourselves better, the people and animals in your lives, as well as leaving a better consumer of research.
All of my psychology courses require the use of a computer, including the Internet. The courses are not designed to be worked on using small mobile devices, e.g., a phone or an iPad or the equivalent. A desktop or laptop computer is expected. Enrolled students may use any computer available on any Los Rios campus to access the course.
Browser - any of the following: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer
Media Readers and Players - any of the following or the equivalent: Adobe Reader, Flash Player, Shockwave, Java