PSB304: Neurodiversity

Credits 3
The study of neurodiversity, or the range of variations in neurocognitive functioning in humans. Students will explore how neurodiversity is a natural product of human evolution, and a rich source of creative potential. Topics to be discussed include the dynamics of privilege, prejudice, and oppression, and the modern social trend toward pathologizing human neurocognitive variations such as autism and other commonly pathologized neurocognitive variants.