CPY-835 : Cognitive & Affective Bases

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Counseling Psychology
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course examines cognitive and affective development including the theories derived primarily from information process psychology, Jean Piaget, and leaders in the field of cognitive behavioral therapy such as Adler and Beck. Specific focus will be paid to the understanding of cognitive and behavioral therapeutic techniques through seminal readings and in-class workshops. In addition, concepts of memory construction, language acquisition, problem solving styles, and creativity will be addressed to define the broader aspects of human cognition. 3 credits