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Britain Scott

Professor of Psychology
Office
JRC LL52
Phone
(651) 962-5039
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5039
Fax
651-962-5051
Mail
JRC LL56
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Academic History
B.S., University of Iowa, 1990
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1997

Dr. Scott joined the faculty in 1996.  Since that time she has taught a variety of introductory and specialized topics courses in social psychology, women's studies, and environmental studies. Her ongoing research projects center around three primary interest areas: physical attractiveness and media messages about beauty, the impact of pornography on cognitive function and social interaction, and humans' relationship with the natural environment. She is an ardent advocate for undergraduate research and is always looking for student collaborators.

Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
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Summer 2015 Courses

Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses

Fall 2015 Courses
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PSYC 205 - 01 Psychology of Women M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL01
CRN: 42719 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Britain A. Scott An examination of physiological, experiential, and social factors affecting the psychological development of women and their status as adults. Addresses diversity among women and how factors such as class and race intersect with historical and contemporary gender inequalities in women's lives. Topics include: biological and social influences on the development of gender, research on sex-related differences in psychological traits and cognitive abilities, media image and stereotypes of women, close relationships and sexuality, mothering, employment, aging, violence against women, and psychological health. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PSYC 111

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PSYC 302 - 01 Personality Theories M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC LL62
CRN: 40313 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Britain A. Scott A review of major theories of personality, including psychoanalytic, behavioristic, humanistic and trait-factor approaches. Prerequisite: PSYC 111

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PSYC 321 - 01 Res Issues: Social Psych - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC LL45
CRN: 41131 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Britain A. Scott This laboratory course provides hand-on experience in the design, implementation, and presentation of a social psychology experiment. Class readings and discussion introduce social psychological research, link classic social psychological research to current social issues, and teach students to do what social psychology researchers do. Prerequisite: PSYC 212

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PSYC 321 - 51 Res Issues: Social Psych/Lab - T - - - - - 1525 - 1725 JRC LL45
CRN: 41132 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Britain A. Scott This laboratory course provides hand-on experience in the design, implementation, and presentation of a social psychology experiment. Class readings and discussion introduce social psychological research, link classic social psychological research to current social issues, and teach students to do what social psychology researchers do. Prerequisite: PSYC 212

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