Course Description

This course is an engaging and thought-provoking introduction to the discipline of psychology. With interesting and stimulating examples, the course uses a unique problem-solving framework to illustrate how particular behaviours, cognitive processes, and emotions help people adapt to solve problems and overcome challenges. The "science" of psychology is explained in a way that is both understandable and insightful. The course helps students make the connection between science and the relevance of psychological concepts to everyday problems.