2019-2020 University Catalog [under review] 
    
    Apr 26, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog [under review]
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CBSC 118 - Psychology Mythbusters


FDR: SC
Credits: 4

Prerequisite: First-year standing. In this course, students learn how to test psychological myths and to determine a status: confirmed, plausible, or busted. We explore a variety of myths, including the existence of the unconscious mind, relationship myths, brain myths, psychology and law myths, social myths, personality myths, and mental-illness myths. Students critically evaluate psychology myths by 1) gathering and writing about empirical evidence; 2) designing, running, and analyzing an experiment on a particular psychology myth; and 3) making class presentations. Johnson.




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