PSYB80H3: Psychology in Context

This course builds upon foundational concepts from Introduction to Psychology and examines the field of psychological science from a critical perspective. Students will explore the contextual underpinnings of the field and learn about current debates and challenges facing various subfields of psychology. Specific topics will vary by term according to the interests and expertise of the course instructor and guest lecturers. Examination of these topics will include considerations such as bias in the sciences, demographic representation in participant pools, methodological diversity, replicability, and ecological validity.

Social and Behavioural Sciences
Priority will be given to students in the Specialist/Specialist Co-op, Major/Major Co-op and Minor programs in Psychology, Mental Health Studies, and Neuroscience.