PSYC 530 / AGGRESSION, ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND VIOLENCE
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Theories of antisocial behavior, relations between hostile behaviors and cognitive development, emotional development, and problem solving behaviors, gender and antisocial development, social context and violence, prevention and intervention strategies, social policy.

PSYC 531 / THE ROLE OF CULTURE IN THE THEORIES AND METHODS OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Nearly all dominant contemporary theories and methods of developmental psychology were advanced by studying families and children in individualistic cultures. Systematic investigation of these theories and methods are required in order to establish their universal validity or to revise them in order to attain universal validity. Students are introduced to the ways in which culture may influence theories and methods. Based on systematic investigation and empirical testing, students learn how to effectively revise developmental theories and methods.

PSYC 532 / INDIVIDUAL-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Developmental psychology generally focuses on the effects of various aspects of the environment on individual attributes. However, contemporary theories of human development posit that the relation between the individual and the environment is bidirectional. Students are introduced to the theoretical and applied significance of studying such bidirectional influences. Next, data and methods that are required for the study of bidirectional individual-environment influences are discussed.

PSYC 541 / ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: THEORIES, METHODOLOGIES AND PRACTI
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The course will focus on state-of-the-art theoretical and methodological approaches in IO Psychology. Most recent research and theories on some of the most important subjects of the field like ?criteria definition?, scientific bases of personnel decisions and industrial development will be discussed. Also in order to encourage students to have research experience in these areas, they will be asked to conduct a research project.

PSYC 542 / ADVANCED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
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This is in an entry level course that involves discussion of some of the central theories and models and examination of most recent approaches and research in the field of social psychology. Another goal of this course is to provide the students with an overview of the methods and paradigms used by social psychologists.

PSYC 546 / ADVANCED ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
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The course will focus on classical as well as most recent theories and research on the key topics in OB including leadership, teamwork, communication, organizational attitudes and organizational change and development. Interactive nature of the course will be enhanced by case analyses.

PSYC 550 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL
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PSYC 551 / SELECTED TOPICS IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
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The goal of this course is to survey some of the current topics that engage social psychologists nowadays. Social psychological approaches to issues regarding education, health, politics and consumption will be examined at different time periods. Students will develop projects on topics of interest.

PSYC 552 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Sınıf: Kredi: 3Önkoşul:

This is in an entry level course that involves discussion of some of the central theories and models and examination of most recent approaches and research in the field of social psychology. Another goal of this course is to provide the students with an overview of the methods and paradigms used by social psychologists.

PSYC 553 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYC 554 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYC 555 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYC 556 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Sınıf: Kredi: 3Önkoşul: PSYC 502

PSYC 557 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYC 558 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYC 559 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYC 561 / PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
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An introduction to physiological psychology. During this course students will learn about the physiological mechanisms that underlie psychological processes of sensation, motivation, learning, memory, and emotion. Other topics include neurological disorders, schizophrenia, affective disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychopharmacology.

PSYC 566 / CROSS-CULTURAL APPROACHES TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
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Most contemporary application trends in human resources and how these trends are being affected by global work culture and local cultural context will be examined. HR specialists will be invited as guest speakers to talk about the correspondence between theory and practice. A research project will be conducted to increase exposure of students to the scientific literature in this area.

PSYC 567 / ATTITUDES AND PERSUASION
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This course will provide an overview of classic and recent research on attitudes and persuasion. Content will include broad coverage of the issues of major importance to attitude theory, but will focus on more recent issues and controversies that have captured the interest of researchers in the field. The class will cover topics such as structure and functions of attitudes, measurement, the role of memory, models of attitude chaneg and persuasion, resistance, message design and evaluation. Students who take this course will become familiar with research methods and major issues in attitudes research and will have a better understanding of how individuals form, use, and maintain their evaluations. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to critique existing research and formulate new research ideas. Applications in the context of health, consumption, politics, and advertising will be covered throughout.

PSYC 570 / POLICY AND PRACTICE IN PSYCHOLOGY
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This course examines how social science, in particular psychology, can become relevant to social policy. The accountability of the psychologist to society can go beyond the individual and can inform policy in the service of human well-being. Examples from Turkey and around the world are examined. Students conduct projects regarding applications and policy recommendations.

PSYC 572 / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
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This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and methodological approaches that social psychologists have brought to the study of health behavior. People?s beliefs and practices about health and illness and how these health beliefs and practices affect their health related choices and behaviors will be examined. In examining these issues, special emphasis will be placed on evaluating theoretical models that have been developed to explain and change people's health practices. Program development and evaluation applications will be covered throughout the course.

PSYC 584 / THEORY AND RESEARCH METHODS IN CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY
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The course is designed to discuss the theory and research strategies in cross-cultural psychology research. The discussions start with the epistomological approaches to cross-cultural research. The most recent advancements including multilevel theory and analyses will be introduced.

PSYC 590 / SEMINAR
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A series of presentations by faculty, outside speakers and students.

PSYC 595 / THESIS
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