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Athabasca University

Dr. Allison Barnes





I sincerely hope that you will find this course enjoyable. Please do not hesitate to contact me.

The course will give you an appreciation of the diversity of the discipline of psychology. This course will also provide you with a broad understanding of the way in which psychology developed into a social science.

I work in the area of philosophy of mind at the interface of cognitive psychology. In my Ph.D. dissertation I developed a cognitive theory of empathy. I continue to be interested in the topics of mental state ascription and mental representation. I have published in Dialogue and Philosophical Psychology.

I am a regular instructor in the Psychology and Philosophy Departments at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. I joined Athabasca University in 2007. I am happy to be part of a University that values open learning and innovative course delivery.

I live in Victoria with my husband, Paul, and our cat, Edith.

Updated May 01 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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