Courses: Introduction to Personality Psychology (PSYCH215B01)

Spring 2010

An examination of the fundamental issues and questions addressed by personality psychology, including: What is personality? What are its underlying processes and mechanisms? How does personality develop and change over time? What constitutes a healthy personality? This course will explore these questions by considering evidence from several major approaches to personality (trait, psychodynamic, humanistic, and social-cognitive), and it will encourage students to develop a dynamic understanding of human personality that is situated within biological, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisites: Psyc 100 or 105 or consent.

Fulfills: SO I

Meeting Times

TTh 10:00-11:30