2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)
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CPSY 8238 - Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior


(5 cr.)
Core theories of cognition and affect are reviewed as well as their roles in human functioning. Students in 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.
Prerequisites
  • CPSY 8002L
  • CPSY 8781



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