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PSY 238 Human Development II: Adulthood and Aging

Prerequisite: PSY 101. (Second semester/3 credits) 

A study of the basic nature and sequence of adult development and aging. Discussion of the salient psychological issues of adulthood and senescence. Examination of age-related changes in maturational status, accumulated experience and cognitive abilities that make up the changing basis within the individual for perceiving and responding to new events. Consideration of the methodological and research design problems of studying adult development and aging.