Karen S. Mooney

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Bailey 117
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-6047
mooneyk@geneseo.edu

Area of interest:   Developmental Psychology 

Faculty Information

Education

  • PhD, Florida Atlantic University
Fall 2014 Classes

PSYC 215:
S/Child Development

    An overview of the nature and course of human development from conception through childhood. Topics include physical, perceptual, cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and personality development.
    Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or INTD 203. (INTD 203 may be taken as a corequisite.)
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PSYC 216:
S/Adolescent Development

    An overview of the nature and course of human development during adolescence. Biological, cognitive, social, and personality development are considered, with emphasis on families, schools, and culture
    s as contexts for adolescent development. Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or INTD 203 (INTD 203 may be taken as a corequisite).
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PSYC 250:
R/Intro-Behavioral Statistics

    Computation, application, and interpretation of the major descriptive and introductory inferential techniques. Topics include measurement, frequency distributions, graphing, central tendency, variabil
    ity, binomial and normal distributions, standard scores, correlation, regression, hypothesis testing, z-tests, one-sample t-tests, two-sample t-tests, analysis of variance, and nonparametric significance tests. NOTE: Students may not receive credit for more than one 200-level statistics course. However, a student who has received credit (and a grade of at least C-) for BIOL 250, ECON 205, GEOG 278, MATH 242, MATH 262, PLSC 251, or SOCL 211 may use this course in place of PSYC 250 to fulfill the statistics requirement for the major or minor. The student must then complete an additional psychology elective in order to reach the 36 hours in psychology required for the major (or 21 hours for the minor). Prerequisites: PSYC 100 and three years of high school mathematics.
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