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Britain Scott

Professor, Psychology
Degree
JRC LL 52
Phone
(651) 962-5039
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5039

Dr. Britain Scott is a social psychologist whose current research focuses on how sexual objectification of women may negatively affect women's connectedness to nature and their environmental behaviors. She has taught Foundations in Women's Studies, Psychology of Women, a J-term abroad course on Feminism & Psychoanalysis, and interdisciplinary Aquinas Scholars seminars on "Women IN Their Bodies" and "Women Making Music." She is an advocate of undergraduate research and several of her students have received UST Luann Dummer, Young Scholars, and Collaborative Inquiry grants to support their research on women and gender.

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 111 - 41 General Psychology (Honors) M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

42140 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Britain A. Scott

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 205 - 01 Psychology of Women M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

42812 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 321 - 01 Res Issues: Social Psych - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC LL45

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL45

Course Registration Number:

40887 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1725

Location:

JRC LL45

Course Registration Number:

40888 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

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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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HONR 480 - 05 HONORS Extreme Survival - - - R - - - 1330 - 1510

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

Course Registration Number:

21554 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Britain A. Scott

These interdisciplinary seminars are intended to develop integrating insights through an analysis of topics chosen from different disciplines. Often they are taught by two faculty members or by a visiting lecturer who holds one of the endowed chairs at the university.

Schedule Details

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PSYC 111 - 02 General Psychology M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

20242 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Britain A. Scott

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 334 - 01 Psychology for Sustainability - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

21715 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Britain A. Scott

Drawing from work in environmental psychology, ecopsychology, and conservation psychology we will address how psychological theory and research can be applied to promote a sustainable future and explore psychological aspects of the reciprocal relationship between humans and the rest of the natural world. This course will provide an overview of the basic knowledge, theories, and research methods that characterize the psychology of sustainable behavior. After completing this course, students will understand the causes and consequences of environmental degradation, understanding of the psychological underpinnings of the approaches being used to promote sustainable behavior and be able to describe important social, cultural, and policy factors that influence sustainable behavior. Prerequisite: One of the following PSYC 111, ENVR 151, ENGR 123, BIOL BIOL 102, BIOL 209, GEOL 115 OR CHEM 101, or permission of the instructor.

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