This course provides an orientation to the psychological changes that occur through adulthood and old age. Students will be introduced to basic theoretical models, research methods, and current information. A major goal is to contrast existing myths about adult development with the best available empirical evidence to separate myths from realities. Included is a practical emphasis on measures that may be used to successfully prepare for, or adapt to, the psychological changes of aging. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.0). Equivalent to: PSY-177.
PSY-1177 Psychology of Aging - 3.00 credits