Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Psychology

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students


Spring 2020

Taught By: Eran Barzilai

Section: A

CRN: 3648

Credits: 4

This course explores the relevance and complexity of emotions from both a psychological, experiential, and neuroscience perspective. Emotions are at the center of human experience, a fundamental part of communication and evolution that underpIn every aspect of our subjective and social worlds. In both humans and other animals, emotions create a bridge between self, other and the environment. This course will cover the nature of human emotion in terms of its physiological underpinnings, variations associated with gender, culture and psychopathology, and the role emotion plays in interpersonal interactions, personality, cognition, decision-making, and human development across the lifespan. Class materials will include a broad range of sources, including research articles, affective science textbook chapters, literature, news and social media, and other sources. This course consists of lectures and in-class discussion. Assignments include brief group assignments, papers and exams. Prerequisite: One Lang fundamentals course, or ULEC 2160, Introduction to Psychology with a grade of C or higher.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Psychology (LPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 37

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:22pm 10/13/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 8:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/22/2020 - 5/11/2020