Undergraduate major and minor, M.S., and Ph.D. Clinical and general experimental psychology with emphasis on physiological psychology; conditioning and learning; cognition and perception; and social and life-span or developmental psychology, are the main focus of teaching and research. Personality theory; learning and motivation theories; child psychology; conflict resolution; psychology of women; psychology of aging; gay and lesbian psychology; neurochemistry and neuropsychology; biological psychology; health psychology; cognitive processes; auditory perception; perceptual learning; information processing; language and reading; the history of psychology; systems of psychotherapy; statistics; and methodology, are taught.
The following LC classification range descriptions represent areas of concentration for psychology:
BF (Psychology): General (Methodology); Relation to other fields (mainly philosophy, religion); Practice of psychology. Vocational guidance; Research. Communication; Study and teaching. Certification; History; Mind and body; Tests and testing; Experimental psychology; Behaviorism; Cognitive psychology; Gestalt, humanistic, existential psychology; Sensation (Vision; Hearing; Other senses. Movement); Cognition. Consciousness (Habit. Adjustment; Environmental psychology; Memory; Creativity. Imagination; Intelligence; Thinking. Problem-solving. Information processing; Psycholinguistics. Psychology of learning); Motivation; Affection. Emotion. Bereavement. Love; Will. Choice. Control; Applied psychology; Comparative psychology. Animal and human; Instinct; Sexuality and gender; Self. Personality; Genetic psychology; Psychology by class or occupation; Psychology of belief, faith, influence, values; Miscellaneous topics (e.g., death, smoking, suffering, water, etc.); Temperament. Character; Parapsychology. Occult (Sleep. Dreams). Selectively collected categories: Biography. Studies of individual psychologists; General (many texts class here); Psychoanalysis; Discursive psychology; Functionalism; Psychotropic drugs. Behavior control; New thought. Menticulture; Psychology of nations; Physiognomy; Parapsychology. Occult (Hypnotism).
GV (Recreation. Leisure): Sport psychology.
HF (Commerce): Office management (Industrial psychology. Job stress).
HQ (Family. Marriage. Women): The Family. Marriage (Children. Child development; Child life).
QP (Physiology): The following category is selectively collected: Neuropsychology.
RC (Internal Medicine): Neurosciences (Psychiatry. Therapeutics. Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis and psychopathology; Schizophrenia; Psychopathology. Psychoses; Psychopathology; Depression; Sleep Disturbances; Other Neuroses (e.g., eating disorders); Personality disorders. Behavior problems; Mental retardation; Down's syndrome). Selectively collected categories: Neurosciences (General neuroscience; General neurological disease; Epilepsy; Other diseases of the central nervous system; Multiple sclerosis; Other diseases of the central nervous system; Parkinson's disease; Diseases of the brain; Brain damage; Headache. Migraine; Diseases of the spinal cord; Diseases of the autonomic nervous system; Psychiatry; Special aspects of mental illness; Hypnotism and hypnosis.
RJ (Pediatrics): Mental disorders. Child psychiatry. Therapy.
English and, very selectively, other European languages.
For counseling psychology and educational psychology, see Education.
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