The complexity and significance of emotions make their study particularly exciting and challenging. Emotions both shape and are shaped by our subjective experiences, physiology, behaviors, cognitions, social interactions, and health. This course offers an overview of theory and research on emotion with content stretching across psychological disciplines, including personality, social, clinical, developmental, and neuropsychology. Course content will include definitions of emotion, physiological changes associated with emotion, and individual differences in emotional experience. The course will also examine how culture, cognitions, and relationships affect and are affected by emotion and how emotion is related to physical and mental health. PREREQ: Graduate standing.