Psychology: An Introduction

3-10 students General Life Science Psychology

This class will provide an introduction to psychology, which studies the mind and behavior. We will look at how the human mind functions and influences behavior in a variety of contexts.

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Class Schedule(s)

April 22, 2022 - May 13, 2022

Cost $120

Grades 6-12

Meets One time for 4 weeks on Friday

Time 1:00PM - 1:55PM PST

Class Description

We will look at the main concepts of the study of psychology including mental processes, brain functions, and behavior. This look will include a study of biological influences, societal pressures, and environmental factors that affect how people think and behave.

Additional Information

Class size 3-10 students


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About the Instructor

Heather Vargas

Heather Vargas has 25 years experience in teaching, 19 of those homeschooling her 5 children. Two are in college now - the first is pursuing degrees in physics and global studies at UC Berkeley and the second is studying political science and psychology at San Diego State, while the youngest ones are still homeschooled. Having attended UCLA for undergraduate and graduate school and earning a degree in molecular and cellular biology, science and math are a specialty. After many years of creating and teaching her own homeschool curriculum, she is able to supply and teach curriculum in all subjects.

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