AS.200.101   Fall 2018

Introduction to Psychology

When: TTh, 1:30-2:45

Where: Hodson 110


Chaz Firestone
Office Hours: W 11am-12pm
Ames 223
Chenxiao Guan
Teaching Assistant
OH: Th 4:00pm-6:00pm
Ames 101
Vyash Puliyadi
Teaching Assistant
OH: T 11:30am-1:30pm
Ames 116
Qian Yu
Teaching Assistant
OH: M 9:30am-11:30am
Ames 150


Course Syllabus (updated: 11/9/18)
    Slides are posted before class when possible. Readings are always posted before class!
  1. Introduction to Introduction to Psychology
    [slides][watch this educational video][learn more]
  2. This is Your Brain
    [slides][reading (only pp. 20-71 required)][learn more]
  3. Foundations of Psychology
    [slides][finish previous week's reading][learn more]
  4. Language: A Psychological 'Battleground'
  5. Perceiving The World
  6. Culture and Perception
  7. Conscious of the Past: Memory
  8. Quality Control
    [slides][readings (also available online)][learn more]
  9. What is it Like to be a Baby?
  10. Moral Origins
  11. Sex (what we are) & Sex (what we do)
  12. Mental Illness
  13. Enhancement
  14. How We Decide
    [slides][readings][take this quiz (and win a prize?)][learn more]
  15. Psychology and Technology
  16. Who Are You: The Psychology of Personality
    [slides][readings][take this test if you have time][learn more]
  17. From 'Person' to 'People': Group Behavior
  18. Emotions
  19. Love & Relationships
  20. Happiness
  21. Psychology and the Law
  22. Mysteries of Psychology


What music is Prof. Firestone playing during class?