Courses: Adv Top in Dev Psychology-Development of Symbolic Thght (PSYCB352001)

Fall 2010

Class Number: 1392
The Development of Symbolic Thought: This course will provide an in-depth exploration of the development of symbolic thought in infancy and childhood. We will examine the major theories and recent empirical research on topics including language development, gesture, drawing, maps, pictures, pretend play, understanding of and learning from video images, literacy, and symbol use by non-human primates. In addition, the course contains a laboratory component, which will involve an original research project with children that is designed, collected and analyzed by the class members. Prerequisite: PSYC 206 or the consent of the instructor.
IIL
Enrollment limit: 25

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1392 Div: IIL

Department

Psychology (Web site)

Taught By

Myers,Lauren J

Location

Bryn Mawr, BYC106,BYC127

Meeting Times

TTH 10:00am-11:30am,F 1:00pm-3:00pm