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Approx. 11 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

20%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome!

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 5 readings
5 readings
Welcome, Learners!10m
Course format10m
Syllabus10m
Evaluation10m
Certification10m
1 hour to complete

Where do emotions come from?

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The ABC of emotional processes6m
Why do emotions exist and how many living entities have emotions?11m
How did emotions evolve?8m
Where do emotions happen?9m
1 reading
Week 1 Overview10m
2 practice exercises
L1A Exam - Lessons/Videos20m
L1B Exam - Reading and External Video8m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

How many emotions do exist?

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
A taxonomy of emotions7m
The geography of emotions: Guilt vs Shame cultures8m
Aware: attention, data selection and the aesthetical feeling of ahness6m
L2.5. No pain, no gain? The modulatory nature of emotions7m
1 reading
Week 2 Overview10m
2 practice exercises
L2A Exam - Lessons/Videos20m
L2B Exam - Reading and External Video8m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

What does a plant feel?

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Animal emotion8m
The qualia problem10m
Conscious vs Unconscious emotions6m
Ghost and chronic emotions6m
1 reading
Week 3 Overview10m
2 practice exercises
L3A Exam - Lessons/Videos20m
L3B Exam - Reading and External Video8m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

A neuroanthropological approach to emotions: from neurons to societies

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Emotions without brains?9m
Emotions, empathy and ethics: neuroethical challenges7m
The moral control of the emotional mind11m
The social management of emotions8m
1 reading
Week 4 Overview10m
2 practice exercises
L4A Exam - Lessons/Videos20m
L4B Exam - Reading and External Video8m

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  • This course is for all of you who would like to know more about Emotions, about how we feel.

    No academic bakcground is required to take the course. However, there is a desiderata: to have an open-minded attitude towards new information and ideas.

  • No, you just need to have an open-minded attitude towards new information and ideas.

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