PSYCH 357 - Psychology of Good

PSYCH 357

Psychology of Good

What does it mean to "be good"? How does one "do good"? What makes "doing good" easier or harder? This course examines (1) the biological and psychosocial foundations of prosocial behaviour and (2) associated facilitators and obstacles at both interpersonal and organizational levels. Topics may include empathy, social responsibility, volunteerism, community intervention, activism, and heroism.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R
Offered at St. Jerome's University [Offered Winter]