CBSC 295 - Current Advances in Psychological Science
Credits: 3 credits in fall or winter, 4 credits in spring.
Prerequisites vary; determined at time of offering. Seminar topics and specific prerequisites vary with instructor and term. These seminars are designed to introduce students to an area of current interest in the field of psychology. Students receive an overview of the experimental research and/or applied practices that have advanced an area of psychological science. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Spring 2019, PSYC 295-01: Current Advances in Psychological Science: Sleep, Health and Society: An Underappreciated Health Emergency (3). No prerequisite. Sleep (or the lack thereof) is increasingly becoming recognized as a major health concern at the societal level leading to poor physical and mental health. This course examines the basic functions of sleep and how deficiencies in sleep lead to poor health at the population level. Students participate in discussion groups, perform a self-study of sleep, and design a sleep improvement campaign. (SC) Brindle.
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