Courses

Maria Ruiz, PhD

 

Courses

 

Introduction to Psychology

Surveys physiological, developmental, social, and personality psychology; sensation perception; learning; information processing; motivation; psychopathology; and research methods. 

 

Learning

Introduces fundamentals of behavior acquisition and modification: reinforcement, stimulus discrimination, extinction, and sequential organization. Emphasizes total competence learning, requiring student to advance beyond recognition and recall.

 

Drugs & Addictions

Questions whether chemical addiction (drugs and alcohol) is disease or an attempt to adapt to inner needs and external pressures.

 

Autism & Behavior Analysis

The frequency of autism has increased significantly and Behavior Analysis has been the demonstrated evidence-based treatment of choice.  Practicum and classroom experience will expose students to this fascinating field.

 

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Maria Ruiz
Professor of Psychology

Bush 326
E-mail: mruiz@rollins.edu
T. 407.646.2190

 

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Rollins College
Department of Psychology
1000 Holt Ave. - 2760
Winter Park, FL 32789

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