This course will highlight the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior. We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness. We will examine human development - both in terms of growing up and growing old - and will discuss the manner in which the behavior of others affect our own thoughts and behavior. Finally we will discuss various forms of mental illness and the treatments that are used to help those who suffer from them.
Introduction to PsychologyUniversity of Toronto
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Psychological Issues
- Social Psychology
- Mental Illness
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome and Orientation to the Course
History & the Scientific Method
The Matter of the Mind
Sensation, Perception, Attention and Awareness
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
I loved this course. Very good information, clear and concise and nicely taught by a very likeable professor. I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning the basics of Psychology.
Thank you very much to Steve Joordens for making the lectures so interesting and entertaining!
I learned a lot about the brain and different human behaviours.
I am happy and grateful.
good course. suitable for starters. I learnt some basics and something interesting. I now can analyse some social events from the psychology point of view. I understand humanity a little bit better.
Perfect start. This motivates me to learn more. Prof. Steve is my favorite teacher now. Couldn't have asked for a better person to teach me. Scratched the surface pretty well, now time to dive deeper.
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