Catalog Number: 1193 Enrollment: Limited to 15. Half course (fall term). W., 9:30–11:30. EXAM GROUP: 2, 3, 4 Topics in decision making such as rationality, risk-taking, helplessness, and health are examined through the lens of mindfulness theory. Special emphasis given to the psychology of possibility in applied settings. Note: Open to qualified undergraduates. Prerequisite: An introductory psychology course and a Tier 2 course.
Catalog Number: 3434 Half course (Spring term). Hours to be arranged. A deeper exploration into the theoretical and experimental issues pertaining to decision making and the psychology of possibility, raised in Psychology 2670a. Note: Expected to be given in 2011–12. Open to qualified undergraduates. Prerequisite: Psychology 2670a.
Catalog Number: 4909 Half course (fall term; repeated spring term). Spring: Tu., 1:30–3:30. Mindlessness/mindfulness theory is compared/contrasted to relevant theories in social psychology, psychopathology, and cognitive psychology.
Catalog Number: 3334 Half course (Spring term). Hours to be arranged. The cognitive underpinnings of numerous social psychological phenomena, including traditional topics in social psychology such as attribution making, impression formation, stereotyping, prejudice, self knowledge, affect, judgment and decision making, nonverbal communication in theory and application will be explored. Special attention will be given to these phenomena through the lens of mindfulness and mindlessness. Note: Expected to be given in 2011–...
Catalog Number: 62039 Half course (Spring term). Tu., Th., 10–11:30. EXAM GROUP: 12, 13 This course will examine psychological and physical health and the relationship between them. Research from mindfulness theory, mind/body studies, and positive psychology will be discussed along with research on stress, medical decision-making, behavioral medicine and social psychological theories that are pertinent to health. Prerequisite: SLS-20 or equivalent and any Tier 2 course.