Psychology of Adult Development and Aging

This course involves an advanced, in-depth study of influential theories, research methods, and research findings concerning adult development and aging. Students will learn about physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development in adulthood; and how factors within the individual, society, and culture influence developmental processes. Students will also explore how adult development theories and research can be applied in everyday contexts and used to promote healthy development and optimal aging. Prerequisite: 171.