Intro to Psychology


Tue Sep 6IntroductionRead syllabus
Thu Sep 8Psychology of Student LifeChapter 1
Tue Sep 13Research Methods
Thu Sep 15Neurons & the BrainChapter 2
Tue Sep 20Neurons & the Brain
Thu Sep 22Sensation & PerceptionChapter 3
Tue Sep 27Consciousness & Sleep
Paper Assignment Distributed
Chapter 4
Thu Sep 29LearningChapter 5
Tue Oct 4Exam 1
Thu Oct 6No Class
Tue Oct 11MemoryChapter 6
Thu Oct 13Thinking & IntelligenceChapter 7
Tue Oct 18MotivationChapter 8
Thu Oct 20EmotionChapter 9
Tue Oct 25Stress & Health
Thu Oct 27DevelopmentChapter 10
Tue Nov 1Development
Thu Nov 3Exam 2
Tue Nov 8No Class
Thu Nov 10Psychology of Media
Paper Due
Tue Nov 15Social PsychologyChapter 11
Thu Nov 17Social Psychology
Tue Nov 22PersonalityChapter 12
Thu Nov 24No Class
Tue Nov 29Psychological DisordersChapter 13
Thu Dec 1Psychological Disorders
Tue Dec 6TreatmentChapter 14
Thu Dec 8Exam 3


  • 27% for each of 3 exams
    • October 4th
    • November 3rd
    • December 8th
  • 19% for 1 paper
    • Due November 10th
  • Research requirement
    • Participate in a study or write a research paper

Exam Preparation

  • The online textbook (Pearson Revel) contains multiple choice questions that you could use to review as you go.
  • A suggestion: do end of module questions as you read, and end of chapter questions as you study for exams.