PHIL 3312 Ethics in Psychology

3 hours; 3 credits

This course introduces students to the history of ethics in psychology. Topics include what makes clients of psychologists, their families and their communities vulnerable; how individual and group reasoning, and our own cognitive biases and heuristics can help or hinder our ethical behavior; how organizational climate and socio-cultural contexts can affect our ethical decision making; neuroethics; and diversity, equity and inclusion considerations relevant to ethics in psychology. This course is the same as PSYC 3020.

Prerequisite: Psychology 1000 or Philosophy 2101


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