Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students


Psychology and Pop Culture

Explore creative expressions of the human mind.

Sunday, July 21-Saturday, August 3, 2019, Residential-Only Program

Looking to explore the world of Psychology? Are you a fan of popular culture and social media? Here is the summer experience for you!

During this course, you will analyze characters from popular fiction and individuals in popular media and music using basic principles of psychology. You will discover how social media outlets and celebrity case studies can provide an understanding of how societal pressures impact human emotions. You will learn psychological theories of personality that will be used to develop a deeper understanding of the artists and their work.

You will explore the inner workings of the Living Museum at Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital, where you will have an opportunity to view artistic expressions of artists who are patients!


Student Testimonials

The Adelphi pre-college program was a great way to experience something close to college life while still incorporating the fun aspects of summer.– Pippa, 2015
Two amazing weeks couldn’t have been spent in any better way.– Alexa, 2015
If you are interested in psychology you should definitely join this summer program.– Gabrielle, 2015

For further information, please contact:

Office of High School and Pre-College Programs
Summer Pre-College Programs
p – 516.877.3410
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