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Introduction to Psychology

This course is a survey of contemporary psychology with reference to its historical development and emphasis on its present status and scientific methodology. It examines the biosocial bases of behaviour, development and personality, motivation, emotion, perception and learning. It involves scaling of behavioural variables, some descriptive statistics, and some elementary experiments and other practical work. (lec 2, lab/tut 1) cr 6. Prerequisite to all other PSYC courses. Students must achieve a minimum 60% grade to continue in a Psychology program.