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This competency-based course provides an introduction to the field of psychology through an exploration of basic methodology and the biopsychological, cognitive, developmental, and sociocultural domains of the discipline. After a brief survey of the history of psychology and a review of research and statistical evaluation, students will investigate key areas of inquiry including: biological bases of behavior; sensation and perception; motivation and emotion; learning and memory; thinking and language; states of consciousness; lifespan development; personality and assessment; psychological disorders and their treatment; and social and cultural dimensions of behavior. FREE

Huntington Park CAS

2945 Belgrave Avenue

Huntington Park, CA 90255

(323) 826-2400

Slawson Occupational Center

5500 Rickenbacker Avenue

Bell, CA 90201

(323) 729-6400

Monday-Friday 8:00am-11:00am

Saturday 8:00am-12:15pm

Tweedy Learning Center

5115 Southern Avenue

South Gate, CA 90280

(323) 568-8500

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