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TQ421
Personality Theory & Research

This course provides students with a complete overview of the scientific study of human personality in psychology. Throughout the program, students are presented with common theoretical approaches to personality (type, trait, psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive, learning, etc.). Students will recognize, define, describe, understand, compare, situate, and critique the major theoretical and empirical contributions from both classical and contemporary personality psychology.

TQ422
Brain & Behaviour

This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the structure and function of the human nervous system. It will cover the cellular basis of neuronal activity, the physiological bases of motor control, sensory systems, motivated behaviors, and higher mental processes including language, memory, problem solving, emotion and consciousness. Also covered are neuropsychological mechanisms mediating anxiety, depression and addiction.

TQ423
Developmental Psychology

This course provides an overview to the theories, methods, and phenomena that comprise the study of the lifespan of human development. It emphasizes developmental processes beginning with conception and continuing throughout childhood, adolescence, adulthood, later life and death from multiple perspectives including the physical, cognitive, emotional and social aspects of human development. The course focuses on developmental processes, nature and nurture, cultural influences and other factors that make each individual unique.

TQ424
Abnormal Psychology

This course provides a comprehensive introduction using a bio-psycho-social framework, to the nature, etiology, diagnostic classification and treatment of psychopathology. Students will be given an overview of historical and theoretical conceptualizations of what constitutes abnormal behaviour and then cover current classifications (DSM-5) of major psychological disorders including anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, personality-,eating-, and substance use disorders.

TQ425
Learning & Cognition

This course introduces students to the major themes in the field of cognitive psychology, including topics in perception, attention, short-term and working memory, long-term memory, "everyday" memory and memory errors, concepts learning, language, visual imagery, problem solving and reasoning. The course also introduces the student to the field of cognitive neuroscience.

TQ426
Social Psychology

This course presents and overview of the major and fundamental theories and findings of social psychology including person perception, stereotype formation and prejudice, attitude formation and change, social influences and group processes, attraction and close relationships, altruism, and aggression. The applications of these theories and findings are also examined.

TQ470
Honours Research Project

The Honours Research Project (HRP) is your opportunity to delve into a specific area of interest. Students work one-on-one with a faculty supervisor whose interests match their own. HRP projects can consist of a substantive literature review or an original empirical study using quantitative and/or qualitative methods.

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