While open to all grade 11 and 12 students, it is strongly recommended that students have completed Psychology 11. Psychology 12 is an extension of the material covered in Psychology 11. The major focus of the course will be the study of the human mind and human behaviour. Topics include: memory and cognitive processes, motivation and emotion, abnormal psychology, interpersonal communication and therapy, social interaction, group behaviour, persuasion and attitudes, the brain and nervous system, and experimental research. This is an academic course that will include readings, assignments and major projects.