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Intro to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology is a journey through all of the major psychological concepts and principles.

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Created by George Afful Last updated Fri, 25-Sep-2020 English Part Time USA
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Curriculum for this course
20 Lessons 00:11:12 Hours
Section 1
20 Lessons 00:11:12 Hours
  • Lesson 01 : What is Psychology 00:02:00
  • Quiz: Two Areas of Curiousity 00:00:08
  • Questions Answered by Psychology 00:00:42
  • Practice Versus Research 00:00:27
  • Applications of Psychology 00:00:06
  • Quiz: Not real subfields 00:00:12
  • Psychology and Animals 00:00:34
  • Quiz: What is IO psychology 00:00:32
  • Industrial and organizational psychology 00:00:43
  • Quiz: Health psychology 00:00:18
  • Subfields in this course 00:00:17
  • What's the Point? 00:00:12
  • Quiz: Psychology of a NYC murder case 00:00:34
  • Those Other Fields 00:01:01
  • Forensic Psychology 00:00:32
  • Quiz: Questions for cognitive psychologists 00:00:26
  • Quiz: Learning in noisy environments 00:00:19
  • The Whole Story 00:00:31
  • The Questions of Psychology 00:00:51
  • What to do next 00:00:47
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About this Course

Introduction to Psychology is a journey through all of the major psychological concepts and principles. The knowledge gained from this course will allow students to critically evaluate psychological research and have a more in-depth understanding of human thought and behavior.

Why Take This Course?

Students will be able to:

  • identify and analyze the social dimension of society as a context for human life, the processes of social change and social continuity, the role of human agency in those processes, and the forces that engender social cohesion and fragmentation.

  • place contemporary developments in cultural, historical, environmental, and spatial contexts.

  • identify the dynamics of ethnic, cultural, gender/sexual, age-based, class, regional, national, transnational, and global identities and the similarities, differences, linkages, and interactions between them.

  • evaluate social science information, draw on different points of view, and formulate applications appropriate to contemporary social issues.

  • recognize the interactions of social institutions, culture, and environment with the behavior of individuals.

    Syllabus

    Lesson 1: Introduction to Psychology

    Lesson 2: Research Methods in Psychology

    Lesson 3: The Biology of Behavior

    Lesson 4: Sensation and Perception

    Lesson 5: Human Development

    Lesson 6: Consciousness

    Lesson 7: Learning

    Lesson 8: Memory

    Lesson 9: Language and Thought

    Lesson 10: Intelligence

    Lesson 11: Motivation and Emotion

    Lesson 12: Stress and Health

    Lesson 13: Personality

    Lesson 14: Social Behavior

    Lesson 15: Psychological Disorders

    Lesson 16: Treatments for Psychological Disorders

    Taught by

    Susan Snycerski and Greg Feist

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