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Viewing: PSYC 2514 : Adult Development and Aging

Last approved: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:50:24 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:30:09 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Psychology (PSYC)
Adult Development and Aging
Adult Development and Aging
Course Type
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PSYC 1001


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PSYC 3114 - Adult Development and Aging
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Psychological aging and development during the adult years, with an emphasis on theories of adult development and research on changes in cognitive functioning and social adjustment in early, middle, and later adulthood. (Formerly PSYC 3114)
At the end of the course, you will be able to: 1. Describe key theories and concepts in adult development and aging and explain major issues in adult development. 2. Understand developmental research methods and issues in studying aging and read intelligently and think critically about research in the field. 3. Summarize major trends in and influences on adult development and aging in such areas as identity and personality, family relations, career, physical functioning, perception, cognition, and psychological adjustment and mental health during adulthood. 4. Appreciate applications of the course material to your own and other people’s development, to work in the human services, and to social policy on aging.
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CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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