Summer Discovery Middle School Enrichment Programs at UCLA
Foundations of Psychology: Mind Over Matter
Welcome to the intricate workings of the human mind! Prepare to delve into the depths of cognition, behavior, and the fascinating world of psychological science. From understanding the human psyche to the mind-body connection, we will examine how psychological principles are applied to real-life scenarios, enhancing critical thinking skills and fostering a deeper comprehension of psychology. We will review classical psychological theories and recent research findings that aim to explain our reality. We will explore topics including learning, development, language, personality, and psychopathology. We’ll begin with child-to-adolescent psychology, then to the behavior of normal adult human behavior, and finally to abnormal psychology, understanding psychological disorders and the complexities of mental health. We will also review a multitude of disciplines from clinical psychology and therapy to organizational psychology and marketing. Whether you're interested in pursuing a career in psychology or simply want to learn more about this fascinating field, this course is a fantastic place to start.
- Jun 23 - Jul 12: Residential Program - $8,899
- Jun 24 - Jul 11: Commuter Program - $4,199