PSY-425 Nature Makes Us Human: Human/Animal/Nature Bond Psychology

This course explores the complex relationship between humans and animals drawing from a range of disciplines in a variety of contexts with a psychological lens. Topics include research methods and ethics, pets and human development, animals for food and clothing, animals in human culture and health, psychological disorders, welfare and cruelty, grief, theoretical frameworks such as; "biophillia", "nature deficit disorder", environmental inequality and how green spaces effect human learning research.


3 credits