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Featured Faculty: Dr. S. Peter Resta

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Dr. S. Peter Resta UMBC

  “I think it is fair to say that I am quite enthusiastic about what I teach.” – Dr. S. Peter Resta, Ph.D. Dr. Resta has been sharing his enthusiasm with UMBC students for the past ten years as an adjunct assistant professor for the Department of Psychology. Along with his enthusiasm, Dr. Resta brings a fountain of knowledge, with advanced […]

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Featured Course: Child Developmental Psychology

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Child Developmental Psychology

From crawling to walking, cooing to talking, child development has become a popular area of study that is still revealing new discoveries every day. Imagine being able to enter the mind of a child and see the world through their eyes. In PSYC 200: Child Developmental Psychology students study age-related cognitive, social and emotional behavior, focusing on theories of development during infancy […]

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Featured Course: Abnormal Psychology

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Abnormal Psychology

What could be more fascinating than the human mind and its disorders?  PSYC 285: Abnormal Psychology explores mental, emotional and personality dimensions, as well as current diagnostic schemes, causes, and treatment and prevention issues. Dr. Anderson is a clinical psychologist who brings rich clinical experience to the classroom, fostering personal understanding and critical thinking about important mental health problems. How is disorder different […]

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Featured Course: Neuroscience of Resilience

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Summer 2015 – Neuroscience of Resilience “Resilience” through the “Mind-Body” Connection …How life stress affects our health and well-being thru brain mechanisms …How can two people experience the same stress or trauma, and one emerges ‘unscathed’ while the other lapses into depression? …Why do identical twins with the same DNA have different personalities and develop different vulnerability for diseases triggered […]

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