PSY 318 - Emotional and Social Development

An overview of basic emotions, the development of complex emotions, with an emphasis on the purpose of these emotions and the importance of emotional regulation over the lifespan. As emotions are inextricably interwoven with human social relationships, the development of attachment, friendships, and romantic relationships are also covered, with an emphasis on aggression, pro-social behavior, and morality. Current influences, such as the media, on development, are considered.

Prerequisite(s): PSY 100 and 3 credits in psychology at the 200 level.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2017