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    Apr 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PSY 3450 - Adult Development and Aging

Goals: To explore developmental change across various domains of adulthood, including biological, cognitive, psychological, and socio-emotional, and how these domains interact with one another.

Content: Perspectives on adult development and aging, methods and issues in studying adult development and aging, the neuroscience and biological theories of aging, longevity, health and functioning, developmental changes in cognition, stereotypes and beliefs about aging, personality development in adulthood, mental health and the adult life course, relationships and occupational choice across adulthood, dying and bereavement, and healthy aging.

Taught: Fall

Prerequisite: PSY 1330 or equivalent (grade of C- or better); PSY 1440 is recommended

Credits: 4