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Psychology courses carry social science or science credit, as indicated. See individual course descriptions for courses that may not be audited.

PSYCH 244-CN : Developmental Psychology


This course introduces the study of human development throughout the lifespan, from conception to death. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of biological, cognitive and psychosocial changes that affect each individual during childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age. Specific topics discussed include prenatal development, genetics, developmental milestones, intelligence, language acquisition, temperament and attachment, parent-child influences, sibling relationships, emerging personality traits, peer relations and problems of social development, emotional regulation, morality and aggression, vocation and career, life satisfaction, and mortality. Lectures will draw from real-world examples, fictional depictions of development throughout the lifespan, and clinical case studies. Carries social science credit. Prerequisite: PSYCH 110 or equivalent.

This course was formerly PSYCH 218 Developmental Psychology.

Spring 2023
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
03/27/23 - 06/10/23Tu
6:15 – 9:15 p.m.Kresge Hall 242064
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Martin, Paul
Evanston Campus
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