2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Jul 31, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 8238 - Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior♦


(5 cr.) This course reviews core theories of cognition and affect and their roles in human functioning. The course will review basic components of cognition, including knowledge acquisition, knowledge representation, language and various aspects of thinking, and emotions. There is also a focus on the multidimensional and interactive characteristics of human cognitive and affective functioning. A specific emphasis is placed on theories and research bearing on how cognition and affect interact in important areas of human functioning such as emotional regulation, construction of reality, motivation, psychopathology, and health.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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