Psychology

Office: 7th floor, 5057 Woodward; 313-577-2800

Chairperson: Boris Baltes
Associate Chairperson: Emily Grekin
http://www.clas.wayne.edu/psychology/

ABBEY, ANTONIA: Ph.D., M.A., Northwestern University; B.A., University of Michigan; Professor

ABEL, ERNEST L.: Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Toronto; Professor

ALEXANDER, SHELDON: Ph.D., University of Rochester; B.A., City College of New York; Professor Emeritus

ASDOURIAN, DAVID J.: Ph.D., University of Illinois, B.A., City College of New York; Professor Emeritus

BALTES, BORIS: Ph.D., M.A., Northern Illinois University; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin; Professor and Chair

BARNETT, DOUGLAS: Ph.D., M.A., University of Rochester; B.A., Boston University; Professor

BARTOI, MARLA: Ph.D., M.A., University of South Florida; B.A., University of Michigan; Assistant Professor (Clinical)

BASS, ALAN R.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana; B.A., Washington University; Professor Emeritus

BEEGHLY, MARJORIE: Ph.D., M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Associate Professor

BORSZCZ, GEORGE S.: Ph.D., Dartmouth College; B.A., Miami University; Associate Professor

BOWMAN, MARGO: Ph.D., M.A., B.S., Wayne State University; Senior Lecturer

CANO, ANNMARIE: Ph.D., M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; B.A., Princeton University; Professor

CASEY, RITA: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., B.S., University of Texas at Tyler; Associate Professor

COSCINA, DONALD V.: Ph.D., University of Chicago; M.A., Bucknell University; B.A., University of Vermont; Professor Emeritus

DAMOISEAUX, JESSICA: Ph.D., VU University Amsterdam; M.S., B.S., Utrecht University; Assistant Professor

DAVIDSON, KENNETH S.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Yale University; Associate Professor Emeritus

DICKSON, MARCUS W.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Maryland at College Park; B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College; Professor

FIRESTONE, IRA J.: Ph.D., New York University; B.A., Cornell University; Professor Emeritus

FISCHER, THOMAS M.: Ph.D., M.A., University of California; B.S., Michigan State University; Associate Professor

FISICARO, SEBASTIANO: Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington; B.A., University of California at Davis; Associate Professor

FITZGERALD, JOSEPH M.: Ph.D., M.A., West Virginia University; B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; Professor

FRASER, WINIFRED R.: Ph.D., M.A., B.A., Wayne State University; Associate Professor Emeritus

JONES, LARA: Ph.D., M.S., University of Georgia; B.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Associate Professor

KOPETZ, CATALINA: Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; M.S., Universite de Savoie; B.S. ,Babes-Bolyai University; Assistant Professor

LEVY, SHELDON G.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan; A.B., College of Wooster; Professor

LICHTMAN, CARY M.: Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; B.A., Washington University; Associate Professor

LUMLEY, MARK: Ph.D., M.S., University of Florida; B.S., Wayne State University; Professor

OFEN, NOA: Ph.D., M.Sc., Weizmann Institute of Science; B.A., University of Haifa; Assistant Professor

PARTRIDGE, ROBERT: Ph.D., M.A., Wichita State University; B.A., Southwestern College; Associate Professor

RAPPORT, LISA J.: Ph.D., M.A., University of California; B.A. University of Michigan; Associate Professor

RATNER, HILARY H.: Ph.D., M.S., University of Massachusetts; B.A., Kent State University; Professor

RAZ, NAFTALI: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; B.A., Hebrew University; Professor

RAZ, SARAH: Ph.D., M.A., University of Texas at Austin; B.A., Hebrew University; Associate Professor

SIMON, VALERIE A.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Denver; M.A., American University; B.A., Loyola University; Associate Professor

SIPLE, PATRICIA: Ph.D., University of California at San Diego; B.A., Indiana University; Associate Professor

SLATCHER, RICHARD: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; B.S., University of Richmond; Associate Professor

SPIELMANN, STEPHANIE B.A.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Toronto; Assistant Professor

STETTNER, LAURENCE J.: Ph.D., Stanford University; M.A., B.A., Brooklyn College; Professor Emeritus

TORO, PAUL A.: Ph.D., M.A., University of Rochester; B.A., State University of New York at New Paltz; Professor

TRENTACOSTA, CHRISTOPHER: Ph.D., M.A., University of Delaware; B.A., Loyola College; Associate Professor

WEISFELD, GLENN E.: Ph.D., University of Chicago; M.S., Tufts University; B.S., University of Wisconsin; Professor

WHITMAN, R. DOUGLAS: Ph.D., Brandeis University; M.A., Queen's University; B.S., Syracuse University; Professor

WOODARD, JOHN: Ph.D., Wayne State University; M.A., University of Dayton; Professor

WURM, LEE: Ph.D., M.A., Stony Brook University; B.A., University of Minnesota; Professor

PSY 5020 Honors Research in Psychology Cr. 3

Critical evaluation of scientific literature and the planning and development of psychological research proposals. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology Honors.

PSY 5040 Cognitive Neuroscience Cr. 3

Brain processes and brain structures that support them, framed in terms of theoretical models and empirical evidence from brain imaging techniques and patient populations. Topics include attention, memory, space, language, and decision-making. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([PSY 3080 with a minimum grade of D-] OR [PSY 3120 with a minimum grade of D-])

PSY 5050 Physiological Psychology Cr. 3

Physiological mechanisms underlying behavior and mental processes: sensory-motor mechanisms; integrative action of the nervous system; neuro-physiological mechanisms involved in emotional behavior, learning and memory; influences of hormones on behavior. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([PSY 1010 with a minimum grade of D-] OR [PSY 1020 with a minimum grade of D-])

PSY 5080 Cellular Basis of Animal Behavior Cr. 3

Relationship between behavior and neuroscience using a variety of animal models, each examined from the level of natural behavior progressively to the cellular level. Topics include: sensory systems, motor behavior, and learning. Offered Irregularly.

Equivalent: BIO 5080

PSY 5100 Applied Statistics in Psychology Cr. 4

General linear model, coding techniques, multiple correlation and regression, analysis of variance and covariance, planned and post hoc tests, use of statistical computer packages. Offered Winter.

PSY 5700 The Psychology of African Americans Cr. 4

Methodological approaches to and theories of Black behavior and personality development. Topics include: race and pathology, life-span and psycho-sexual development, personality formation, social and environmental stress and adaptation. Offered Every Term.

Equivalent: AFS 5700

PSY 5710 Dispute Resolution Cr. 3

Overview of the processes and actors in the field of dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and conciliation. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: CRJ 5994, PCS 5000, PS 5890

PSY 5900 Culture, Language and Cognition Cr. 3

Systematic investigation of the relationships among, language, cognition and culture, including issues relating to human universals, cross-cultural concept formation, metaphor, classification and the evolution of cognition and language. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Prerequisites: ([ANT 3310] OR [LIN 3310] OR [PSY 3080] OR [LIN 3080] OR [ANT 5320] OR [LIN 5320])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Equivalent: ANT 5900, LIN 5900

PSY 6010 Family Centered Collaboration in Early Childhood Intervention and Special Education Cr. 3-4

Theories, concepts and practices of family centered intervention services for young children with special needs. Team-building and cross-disciplinary communication and collaboration with families. Offered Fall.

Equivalent: ELE 6010, SW 6010

PSY 6020 Political Psychology Cr. 3

Political attitudes and behavior of both ordinary citizens and political elites using theory and research that adopts a psychological perspective. Topics include: political socialization, ideological belief systems, role of mass media in shaping beliefs and attitudes, race and gender stereotypes and their psychological and political consequences, personality and the dynamics of political leadership. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: PS 6010

PSY 6200 Development of Memory Cr. 3

Major theoretical models of memory development will be discussed and used to explore various aspects of the memory process from infancy to adulthood. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: ([PSY 3080 with a minimum grade of D-] OR [PSY 2400 with a minimum grade of D-])

PSY 6500 Advanced Psychological Statistics Cr. 3

Review of core statistical procedures; in-depth exploration of concepts of correlation and regression. Brief review of descriptive statistics and methods of statistical inference. Statistical software will be introduced and used. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Master of Arts degree.

PSY 6510 Organization Theory Cr. 3

Work organization theories, and history of social modeling; classical, neoclassical, and open system of contingency theories. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy.

PSY 6520 Organizational Behavior Cr. 3

Employee motivation, job attitudes, leadership and management development; related aspects of organizational behavior, design and development. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy.

PSY 6535 Psychometric Theory Cr. 3

Development, validation, and use of psychological tests and other psychological instruments. Origins and value of psychological testing. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 6550 Training and Employee Development Cr. 3

Theory and practice of organizational training, employee development, and management development; establishment of performance standards, performance appeal process, evaluation of training and development programs. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisites: ([PSY 2100 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy.

PSY 6570 Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Cr. 3

Field and lab research methods for workplace settings. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy.

PSY 6710 Psycholinguistics Cr. 3

Theory and research in various topics in psycholinguistics, including language development, speech perception and production, and language comprehension. Offered Irregularly.

Equivalent: LIN 6710

PSY 6995 Advanced Special Topics Cr. 3

Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes . Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Unranked Grad or Senior.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

PSY 7010 History and Systems of Psychology Cr. 2-3

History and philosophical ideas that have influenced development of the scientific field of psychology. Core issues in philosophy of science; their integration with major theories, philosophies and trends in development of modern psychology. Offered Fall, Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7020 An Integrative Approach to Social, Cognitive and Developmental Psychology Cr. 3

Integration of three major topics in psychology. Offered Biannually (Fall).

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7030 Evolutionary Psychology of the Emotions Cr. 3

Functional analysis of basic human emotions: their elicitors, affects, expressions, visceral changes, overt behaviors, neural bases, development, and normal and pathological variation. No credit for PSY 7030 after PSY 5030. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Arts degrees.

PSY 7080 Human Cognition Cr. 3

Unified approach to human cognitive activity, including perception, attention, memory, language, concepts, and problem solving. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7090 Theories of Learning Cr. 3

Systematic examination of learning theories. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts or Master of Science degrees.

PSY 7120 Biological Basis of Behavior Cr. 3

Major literature relating the anatomy of the nervous system to psychological processes. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts or Master of Science degrees.

PSY 7140 Psychophysical and Scaling Methods Cr. 3

Major psychophysical methods; data analysis and written reports. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7150 Quantitative Methods in Psychology I Cr. 4

Introduction to statistical inference for psychologists. Bivariate measures of relationship and associated statistical tests: chi square, t-test, F test and selected rank order tests. Research methods including randomized designs, repeated measures, counter-balancing and Latin square designs, and quasi-experimental designs common to applied social science research, such as matched case controls, pre- and post- designs, and interrupted time-series. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts or Master of Science degrees.

PSY 7160 Quantitative Methods in Psychology II Cr. 4

Multiple regression and analysis of covariance. Psychometric theory and psychological measurement. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7200 Psychological Assessment I Cr. 4

Psychometric theory and application emphasizing reliability, validity, utility and interpretation of selected intelligence, achievement, and objective personality tests, including the WAIS-IV and MMPI-2. Required lab section includes individual supervision on interviewing, testing, and report writing. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7210 Psychological Assessment II Cr. 4

Half of the course covers child intellectual and academic assessment, based on measures such as the WISC-IV and WIAT-II. The other half addresses adult personality assessment, based on measures such as the Rorschach and TAT. Emphasis on providing feedback and writing reports for clients. Required lab section includes individual supervision on interviewing, testing and report writing. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7230 Assessment Practicum Cr. 1

Students learn to conduct psychological assessments of adults and children. Skills taught include how to: a) generate clinical hypotheses; b) interview patients; c) select, administer, score, and interpret a range of psychological measures; d) integrate findings to answer assessment questions; e) write assessment reports; f) give feedback; and g) both receive and provide supervision. Unique aspects of assessing specific clinical conditions or disorders will be covered. Students will present cases based on assessments they conduct in the departmental training clinic. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 3 Credits

PSY 7240 Ethics, Professional Issues, and Diversity Cr. 1

Three separate sections of this course focus on ethical principles as applied to practice, research and teaching, human diversity. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Repeatable for 3 Credits

PSY 7250 Theory of Personality Cr. 3

Major approaches to the study of personality. Current psychological research and issues in the field; implications for psychotherapy and assessment. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts or Master of Science degrees.

PSY 7300 Psychopathology Cr. 3

Basic psychological concepts of psychopathology with a focus on adult disorders. Current theory and research and their implications for clinical practice. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7310 Developmental Psychopathology Cr. 3

Processes of development as they relate to emergence and course of psychopathology from conception through young adulthood; theory and research on major forms of psychopathology with childhood and adolescent onset. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7330 Clinical Neuropsychology Cr. 3

History of the development of clinical neuropsychology. Current perspectives of theory and empirical foundations of neuropsychological assessment. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7340 Neuropathology and Behavior Cr. 3

Discussion of the current state of neuropathology and its cognitive consequences. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7370 Psychological Interventions I Cr. 3

Survey of intervention development, theory and research; focus on empirically-supported individual psychotherapy for adults and evidenced-based therapeutic processes. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7380 Psychological Interventions II Cr. 3

Survey of intervention development, theory and research; focus on evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents as well as systems (families, groups, communities). Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7400 Introduction to Life-Span Developmental Psychology Cr. 3

Theory, methods and selected content areas; cognitive and social development as they relate to the entire life cycle. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7420 Attachment Relationships Across the Lifespan Cr. 3

Current theory and research on human attachment relationships across the lifespan. Major research paradigms; application of attachment for parenting, childcare, intervention, and therapy. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7425 Psychology of Infant Behavior and Development Cr. 3

Prenatal development and infancy through the toddler years. Major theoretical positions and research relating to motor, perceptual, cognitive, language, social, and emotional development. Implications for parenting, programming, and care. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7430 Developmental Assessment of Infants and Toddlers Cr. 3

Overview of assessment methods; training in administration of the Bayley Scales of Infant development. No credit after PSY 6470. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSY 6420, with a minimum grade of C ; PSY 7400, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7440 Cognitive Development Cr. 3

Current theoretical perspectives and related research on cognitive development in childhood; topics include cognition, memory, concepts, and language. Offered Irregularly.

Prerequisite: PSY 7400, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7450 Social Development Across the Life-Span Cr. 3

Recent perspectives on the psychological and environmental factors affecting social development across the life-span. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7470 Interdisciplinary Research Methods in Social, Cognitive and Developmental Psychology Cr. 3

Required of all first-year students in cognitive, developmental, and social psychology. Advanced survey of research design methods and issues across a broad array of social and behavioral fields, including cognitive, developmental, social, and personality psychology. Also covers Master's thesis development and ethical and professional issues. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7500 Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Cr. 3

Analysis of methodology and research design problems in the field of industrial psychology; discussion of professional and ethical problems. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSY 7150, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7510 Criterion Development and Performance Evaluation: Theory and Research Cr. 3

Nature and kinds of criteria of job performance; development and measurement of criteria; problems and issues in performance evaluation. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSY 7160, (may be taken concurrently), ; PSY 7500, (may be taken concurrently),

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7520 Selection and Placement: Theory and Research Cr. 3

Principles in development and evaluation of employee selection procedures; methods for establishing job-relatedness; problems and issues in evaluation and use of employee selection procedures. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSY 7510,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7560 Leadership and Executive Development: Theory and Research Cr. 3

Selected leadership research studies; theories relating to leadership; principles of training and development. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSY 7500,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7570 Industrial Motivation and Morale: Theory and Research Cr. 3

Meaning of motivation and incentive as used in industry; research methods for study of motivation, job satisfaction, and morale; research data and interpretations in theoretical frameworks. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSY 7500,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7590 Industrial and Organizational Psychology Cr. 3

Lecture, discussion, analysis of articles and chapters, in-class exercises. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7620 Social Psychology: Research and Theory Cr. 3

Graduate-level introduction to the major theoretical and research areas of social psychology; current issues and research. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7645 Social Psychology of Close Relationships Cr. 3

Social Psychological theory and research that examines the dynamics of close relationships, including relationship formation, maintenance, enhancement, and dissolution. Offered Biannually.

Prerequisite: PSY 7620,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7745 Job Analysis and Performance Criteria Cr. 3

Job analysis methods, criterion development, and performance appraisal. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Master of Arts degree.

PSY 7750 Organizational Staffing Cr. 3

Recruitment, screening, and personnel selection. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7770 Testing in the Workplace Cr. 3

Test development; in-depth discussion of existing tests. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7780 Industrial/Organizational Psychology Cr. 1

Approved internship field placement for a period of one semester to two years. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

PSY 7790 Capstone Course Cr. 3

Special topics in I/O psychology. Students write a major paper or conduct an individual project. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psy, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 7990 Directed Study Cr. 1-9

For students who wish further study of technical literature of a problem systematically reviewed in a preceding course. Intensive and systematic reading of original literature (particularly journals) dealing with topic or problem. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

PSY 7991 Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience Cr. 1

Discussion of current papers in the field. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 2 Credits

PSY 7997 Research Problems Cr. 1-8

Original research under direction of departmental staff. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 32 Credits

PSY 7998 Field Practicum in Psychology Cr. 1-6

Practicum experience in an approved training facility. Supervision by faculty members. Only four credits count toward Ph.D. degree. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Arts degrees.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

PSY 7999 Master's Essay Direction Cr. 1-3

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Candidate Masters, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8000 Clinical Internship Cr. 1

Approved placement in an APA accredited internship for a one- to two-year period. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 3 Credits

PSY 8050 Cognitive Neuroscience Cr. 3

Concepts and methods used to study neurobiological basis of cognition, covering brain systems involved in perception, attention, memory, language, and decision making, as well as life-span development of brain, cognition and psychopathology. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8060 Functional Neuroanatomy Cr. 4

Anatomical features of the human nervous system; emphasis on relationship between neural structure and behavior. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Material Fees: $15

PSY 8065 Neurophysiology and Neural Plasticity Cr. 3

Physiological and molecular properties of neurons and the relationship of neural plasticity to behavior and development. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8070 Psychopharmacology Cr. 3

Psychological and biological bases of psychopharmacology; emphasis on preclinical models and development of treatments for psychological disorders. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8140 Meta-Analysis Cr. 2-3

Use of quantitative techniques for summarizing research results in psychology. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8150 Multivariate Analysis in Psychology Cr. 3

Extension of the general linear model to multivariate statistical techniques, including: exploratory factor analysis and principal components analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, discriminant function analysis, canonical correlation analysis, and multivariant analysis of variance. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: PSY 7160,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8170 Structural Equation Modeling Cr. 3

Practical introduction to structural equation modeling. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8300 Health Psychology I Cr. 3

Theoretical and empirical review of major topics in behavioral approaches to health and illness, including: 1) theories of health behavior and behavior change; 2) psychological impact of acute and chronic physical illness; and 3) health care utilization including health disparities, patient-provider communication, and psychosocial factors that affect adherence. . Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8310 Health Psychology II Cr. 3

Applied issues in health psychology and behavioral medicine. Focus on research and practice related to assessment and intervention with medical populations and changing health behavior. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8320 Biobases of Health Psych Cr. 3

Offered Biannually.

Prerequisites: ([PSY 8300 with a minimum grade of C] OR [PSY 8310 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8340 Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment Cr. 3

Review of principles and literature on neuropsychological assessment, common neuropsychological tests and test batteries, in context of actual clinical cases. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8350 Community Psychology Cr. 3

Current findings, theory, and research in the field of community psychology. Emphasis on current urban problems. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8390 Therapeutic Intervention Practicum Cr. 1

Students learn to conduct evidence-based psychological interventions with adults, children, couples, and families. Skills taught include how to: a) develop case conceptualizations based on different theoretical models; b) apply techniques from motivational, cognitive-behavioral, relational, psychodynamic, and other therapies; c) develop and maintain the therapeutic alliance; d) track outcomes and modify approach as needed; e) terminate cases; and f) both receive and provide supervision. Unique aspects of intervening for specific clinical conditions or disorders will be covered. Students will present cases based on interventions they conduct in the departmental training clinic. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 3 Credits

PSY 8400 Current Issues in Developmental Psychology Cr. 3

Integrative seminar in current theoretical and empirical issues. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

PSY 8440 Developmental Neuropsychology Cr. 3

Neurobiology of development. Topics include: neuroplasticity throughout the life span, maturation of the brain and neural connectivity, neurodevelopment of behavioral, emotional, social and cognitive functions. This course will bridge human behavioral and animal models to illustrate the dexterity and limitations of available scientific methods to study developmental neuropsychology. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8500 Seminar in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Cr. 1-3

For industrial/organizational psychology students. Current topics in industrial psychology; content varies. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 15 Credits

PSY 8560 Models and Methods in Psychopharmacology Cr. 3

Psychological and biological bases of psychopharmacology; emphasis on methods, models and theories in basic preclinical research. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8600 Seminar in Experimental Social Psychology Cr. 3

Review and evaluation of the literature on some current topic of research or theoretical concern. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

PSY 8620 Social Cognition Cr. 3

How mental representations underlie the processes of social thought and behavior. Students survey, evaluate, and discuss social cognition processes and research; group work to design and conduct tests of social-cognitive processes. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 8680 Seminar in Physiological Psychology Cr. 3

Critical examination of contemporary research on selected topics concerned with relationships between physiological mechanisms and behavior. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

PSY 8740 Seminar in Psychological Measurement and Statistics Cr. 2-3

Topics in measurement and statistical analysis; exploratory data analysis and related problems; multidimensional scaling and clustering techniques; time series analysis; analysis of longitudinal data; item response theory and tailored testing; statistical power. Current topics such as structural equation modeling. Offered Irregularly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

PSY 8760 Seminar in Clinical Psychology Cr. 1-3

New clinical methods and scientific developments in the field of clinical psychology. Meets with continuing education seminars in clinical psychology. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 998.99 Credits

PSY 8999 Master's Thesis Research and Direction Cr. 1-8

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Candidate Masters, enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 9990 Pre-Doctoral Candidacy Research Cr. 1-8

Research in preparation for doctoral dissertation. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

PSY 9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: PSY 9991, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: PSY 9992, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: PSY 9993, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PSY 9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 0

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 0 Credits

PSY 9999 Doct Diss Rsch&Dir Cr. 1-16

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Doctoral Candidate, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.