PSY 323S PSY 323S. Sex Differences in Cognition and Perception. 3 Hours.
Examination of facts, theories, and implications of sex differences in human cognition and perception. Subjects include genetic and hormonal origins of sex differences, structural differences in the body and brain, verbal abilities, spatial abilities, learning, memory, sensory-motor abilities, and the auditory, olfactory, visual, and other sensory systems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Psychology 323S and 341K (Topic: Sex Differences in Cognition and Perception) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 or 420M with a grade of at least C in each; for others, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: African and African Diaspora Studies 302M, Biomedical Engineering 335, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 308, 371, Electrical Engineering 351K, Government 350K, Mathematics 316, 362K, Mechanical Engineering 335, Psychology 317, 317L, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309, Statistics and Data Sciences 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 318, 321, 328M.