PSY 221

Theory and research dealing with the human personality, focusing on universal features of personality that are part of human nature, ways in which personality variables and processes differ across people, and the processes through which personality relates to thought, emotion, and behavior. Topics include personality traits, genetic and biological influences on personality, cognitive aspects of personality, motivation and emotion, self and identity, unconscious processes, personality measurement, and personality dysfunctions. Students required to participate in psychological research.
Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring