This course examines a range of commonly reported anomalous experiences from the critical perspective of Psychology. Unlike an Abnormal Psychology course, the focus is mainly on nonpathological experiences. The 'critical thinking' approach is reviewed; a brief historical overview of claims and critiques is presented; and several types of anomalous experience are considered with respect to the biopsychosocial processes that affect perception, memory and belief.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including PSYC 100 and PSYC 101
PSYC 343 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
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