This course explores the process of human development from conception through adolescence and continuing through later adulthood. The developmental approach integrates across many areas of psychology including perception cognition social and emotional development personality morality human factors and neuroscience. Topics will include such things as infant brain plasticity the development of identity in adolescence and memory changes in adulthood. In addition experimental methods of developmental research will be introduced and practiced including issues specific to studying children and adults.
Instructor Suzanne Bamonto
Course Number PSYC-226-01