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    Marist College: Summer Psychology Institute


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Psychological Services, Psychology, Health and Well Being
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Health Science, Human Services, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Students find the field of psychology relevant and engaging because it is the study of ourselves and those around us. This introductory psychology course is packed with answers to fascinating questions about our actions and thoughts, learned through scientific investigation. The course covers prominent areas in psychology (e.g. neuroscience, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology) by reviewing underlying assumptions and empirical research.

    Program Goals:

    • Gain an appreciation of psychology as a science by learning how psychologists explore and answer questions about human behavior.
    • Explore the history, theories, and controversies that guide major disciplines in psychology.
    • Review famous psychological research such as the work of B. F. Skinner, Elizabeth Loftus, Jean Piaget, and Stanley Milgram.
    • Develop skills to critically evaluate and articulate claims about psychology in written and spoken form.
    • Hear from and ask questions of Marist Psychology faculty from a diverse set of fields.