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Psychology 110: Introduction to Psychology
The American Business School in Paris
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts and methods of
psychology. Primary emphasis is on the study of human behavior,
motivation, emotion, intelligence and personality.
help the student become familiar with standard psychological vocabulary
and understand the development of today's science of psychology through
the different schools of thought.
of the amount of material to be covered, this class will be primarily a
lecture class. Students will be expected to ask and answer questions
concerning the material covered, however, and are therefore expected to
prepare the chapters in advance.
- Introduction to the vocabulary of psychology & psychopathology
- Abnormal psychology
- Psychology of crime
- Experimental psychology : methods & current research trends
- Social psychology : group phenomena
- Child development
- Psychology of other cultures – Eastern vs Western psychology
Psychology, Wade/Tavris, Harper & Collins, 10th Edition, 2010
final grade will be made up of class participation (20%), group project
& presentation (20%), a mid-term test (30%), and a final