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405 Psychology of Emotions

Psychology of Emotions (21:830:405:B5:04747)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Instructor: Sexton
Location: Blackboard
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Examines the nature of emotions, where and how they arise, and the functions that they serve. The class examines how emotions are defined, and their evolutionary, physiological, cultural, and developmental roots. The class also explores how emotions affect memory, thinking, problem solving, coping and communication, and social relations. The nature of specific emotions, including hostility, disgust, fear, and love, is discussed.

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