Lauren Braswell

Adjunct Professor
(651) 962-5044
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5044
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Courses Taught:
General Psychology
     Positive Psychology
     Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

 Academic Background: 
B.A. from Rice University in 1978
     Ph.D. from University of Minnesota in 1984

     Dr. Braswell is a child clinical psychologist who has worked in hospital, school,
     and clinic settings.  Her research has focused on cognitive-behavioral treatments
     for children and school-based interventions for children with Attention Deficit-
     Hyperactivity Disorder.  She has conducted numerous workshops for parent and
     professional groups on these topics.



Summer 2016 Courses

Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses

Fall 2016 Courses
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PSYC 111 - 04 General Psychology - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC LL62
CRN: 40276 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Lauren Braswell An introduction to the research questions, concepts, theories, methods, and findings of psychological science. Although the selection varies with instructor, topics include brain function, psychological testing, sensation and perception, cognition (learning, memory, language), states of consciousness, motivation, human development, personality, origins and treatment of disorders, social behavior, stress and health, and applied psychology (workplace, community, environment). This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

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PSYC 250 - 01 Positive Psychology - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 201
CRN: 43153 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Lauren Braswell This course explores current research on positive emotions, well-being, positive thinking, character strengths, virtues, values, wellness, resilience, positive relationships, and aspects of institutions (family, school, business, etc.) that cultivate positive experiences for their members. In addition to examining research on these topics, students will be expected to engage in positive psychology exercises related to the recognition of their own character strengths and the cultivation of gratitude. Prerequisite: PSYC 111

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J-Term 2017 Courses

J-Term 2017 Courses
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