This semester-long course will introduce students to the scientific study of human behavior. Course topics will include research methods, historic and modern approaches to the study of psychology, sensation, consciousness, learning, memory, intelligence, heredity and environment, development of the individual, motivation, emotion, perception, personality, abnormal behavior and therapy.
Course Materials: Psychology: Principles in Practice (Holt)
Standards met: This course addresses all strands of the American Psychology Association National Standards.
Honors Opportunity: Yes