PSYC19H3: Psychology of Self Control

A detailed examination of how organisms exercise control, bringing thoughts, emotions and behaviours into line with preferred standards. Topics include executive function, the neural bases for self control, individual differences in control, goal setting and goal pursuit, motivation, the interplay of emotion and control, controversies surrounding fatigue and control, and decision-making.

Social and Behavioural Sciences
Priority will be given to students in the Specialist/Specialist Co-op and Major/Major Co-op programs in Psychology and Mental Health Studies. Students in the Minor program in Psychology will be admitted as space permits.