Summer 2019 - PSYC 389 D100
Emotion and Motivation (3)
Class Number: 5803
Delivery Method: In Person
Explores the psychology and neuroscience of the related concepts of emotion and motivation by conducting a contemporary survey of the key psychology and behavioral studies carried out in the burgeoning area of affective science. Students with credit for PSYC 391 Emotion and Motivation may not take PSYC 389 for further credit
Explores the psychology and neuroscience of related concepts of emotion and motivation by conducting a contemporary survey
of the key psychology and behavioural studies carried out in the burgeoning area of affective science. Students with credit for
PSYC 391 Emotion and Motivation may not take PSYC 389 for further credit.
COURSE-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL GOALS:
A critical examination of contemporary theory and research on motivation and emotion as explanatory concepts for key aspects
of personal and social human function. Topics covered include the motivational and emotional determinants of approach and
avoidance behaviour, incentive decision-making, intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of control, stress and coping,
emotional dysfunction, prosocial behaviours, emotion regulation, happiness and positive well-being.
- Tests (2): 50%
- Weekly Quizzes: 25%
- Term Paper/Project: 25%
Course notes will be posted and will be supplemented with lecture material. Please be advised that reviewing the course notes
is not a substitute for attending lecture or reading the textbook. Course notes do not include all of the material covered in
lecture, such as demonstrations and more detailed explanations. Course notes, lecture material, and textbook material will all
be incorporated into course evaluations.
Turnitin will be used in this course (for the final paper).
Reeve, J. (2018). Understanding Motivation and Emotion (7th Edition). Wiley.
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