Francis T. Maloney High School

Human Behavior

Human Behavior 453

Human Behavior 453 is a semester course which serves as an introduction to the field of psychology.

Students will learn:
      >about themselves and their behavior
      >about human motivation
      >to increase their capacity to relate to others
      >about many scientists, practitioners, and theories related to
   the field of psychology
>to incorporate psychology theories and vocabulary in their
  daily lives.
>to critically analyze psychological theories and experiments

Topics Of Study: (corresponding chapter/s)
>Field of psychology (1)
> Methods of psychological research (2)
>The brain, body, and behavior (3)
>Sensation and perception (4)
>Motivation and emotion (5)
>Consciousness (6)
>Learning, information processing, intelligence
   and creativity (7, 8, 9)
>Infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, aging (10, 11, 12)
>Gender differences (13)
>Conflict, stress and coping (16)
>Psychological disorders (17)
>Socio-cultural influences and relationships, and, attitudes and
   beliefs (19, 20)



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