This course presents a general survey of the field of psychology, emphasizing natural and social science principles. Students will discover various influences on integrated behavior, including culture, environment, social setting, heredity, and physiology. This introduction to psychology will also include topics such as history of psych, biology, sleep, emotion, disorders, sensation, perception, memory, social psychology, basic processes in learning, problem solving and thinking. Students will learn psychological concepts, processes and theories as well as skills in using basic psychological terminology. More importantly, students will develop a better understanding of the self and others, and be able to apply their new knowledge to real life issues.
All test corrections are to be completed during a lunch, study hall, or before/after school. Do not plan on being given class time to do this.
**If you are absent on a test day, you do not get to make test corrections. The test must be made up during a lunch or study hall, or before/after school. If a pattern of absences on test days becomes established, you may start receiving all essay make up tests, to protect test integrity. **
No credit will be given for late work that is more than 1 DAY LATE. Late work will be assessed at 50% credit.