47.333 Psychology of Consciousness

Psychology of Consciousness

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5722
Status Active

Introduces students to psychological theories and studies of the mind-body dualism, mind-brain identity, and the emergence of mind. Studies of psychosomatic disease and healing imagery, sleep and hypnosis, "subconscious" perception and "extra sensory" perception, multiple personalities and "split brain" patients are discussed. The questions of animal awareness and computer consciousness are also considered.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 47.101 General Psychology.