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PSYC 342 History of Psychology: Conceptions of Imagination

3.00

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15

This course explores the nature of imagination from a History of Psychology viewpoint. The topic is framed in an evolutionary context; then relevant concepts are traced from preliterate societies to the present. Imagination is examined: as an archaic way of knowing; in relation to historical notions of body, mind, soul and spirit; as cognitive faculty or process; with respect to beliefs about health and illness; and as studied qualitatively and quantitatively in Modern Psychology.

Prerequisites

45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including PSYC 100 and PSYC 101

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