NEW232Y1: Buddhist Psychology

Hours: 
72L

Describes the psychology inherent within the teachings of Buddhism. Primary focus is placed on the understanding of consciousness, cognition and emotion, nature of self, psychological contextualism, personality transformation, unconscious influences, and mindfulness meditation. Parallels with western psychological models (e.g., psychoanalysis, cognitive-behaviourism, positive psychology) will be made. Includes option for Service Learning experience.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)