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Intro to Psychology

 with  Susan Snycerski and Greg Feist
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
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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Subject Psychology
Provider Udacity
Language English
Hours 6 hours a week
Calendar 16 weeks long
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Vania Maria Cunha Mendes is taking this course right now, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I am very motivated to finish the course. It's really complete and easy to follow due to the methodology. Instructors are very clear and exercises very helpful.
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Janney Vera is taking this course right now, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This is a very nice course, it perfectly demonstrates the different areas of Psychology. Taking notes is easy as it clearly shows information, and even provides small quizzes. I would definitely recommend this course for beginners whom share the same interest for Psychology.
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Very helpful course. greets, Flumi oh I need some more words to create a acceptet review. That's a great invention. one two three five.
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Tyson Kalumba is taking this course right now, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
The course is too educative and interesting. It opens up the mind of someone to think for someone in advance.
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