This course is a comprehensive overview of the psychological aspects of aging. Topics include research methods, theories of aging, and age-related changes in sensation/perception, memory, cognition, personality, and late-life psychopathology. Emphasis will be on pathways to successful aging in the context of a shifting balance of gains and losses in psychological and physical functioning. This course is most appropriate for junior and senior psychology and social work majors. Prerequisite: PSY-100.