PSY 120 Schedule, Fall 2006
Dr. DeFonso
TR 1:30-2:45 PM and 4:30-5:45 PM


Dates              Topic Readings

Aug. 22 - 31

  Definition, History, Research Methods Chapter 1
Sept. 5-7   Biological Basis of Behavior Chapter 2
Sept. 12   EXAM #1 - TUESDAY, SEPT. 12  
Sept.14-21   Sensation and Perception Chapter 3
Sept. 26-28   Perception & Consciousness Chapter 4, p.128-141
Oct. 3   EXAM #2 - TUESDAY, OCT. 3  
Oct. 5-17   Learning Chapter 5
(Oct. 10)   FALL BREAK - NO CLASS  
Oct. 19-24   Memory Chapter 6
Oct. 26   EXAM #3 - THURSDAY, OCT. 26  
Oct.31-Nov.2   Intelligence Chapter 7, p. 246-271
Nov. 7-14   Personality; Emotion

Chapter 9

Chapter 10, p. 372-387

Nov. 16   EXAM #4 - THURSDAY, NOV. 16  
Nov. 21   Psychology and Stress Chap. 11, p. 390-398
(Nov. 23)   THANKSGIVING - NO CLASS  
Nov. 28-30   Psychological Disorders Chapter 12
Dec. 5   Disorders and Treatment

Chapter 13, p. 454-463

Dec. 7   Social Psychology

Chap. 14, p. 486-488,
p. 500-521

NOTE: When the assignment includes only certain pages from a chapter, make sure you read the section of the summary that pertains to those pages.

OTHER IMPORTANT DATES:

General Ed. Assignment #1 Due - FRIDAY, Sept. 22

General Ed. Assignment #2 Due - FRIDAY, Nov. 10

Last Day to Participate in Research - FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Last Day to Complete Research Alternate Assignment - FRIDAY, Dec. 8

General Ed. Extra Credit Papers Due - FRIDAY, Dec. 15

EXAM #5 - Thursday, Dec. 14, 1:00-3:00 PM or 4:00-6:00 PM.

There will also be one or two alternate exam times earlier in the week. These will be announced later.

Final grades will be available by Monday, December 18 at 5:00 PM.


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