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About the Course

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. The fact of the matter is that humans routinely do amazing things without appreciating how interesting they are. However, we are also routinely influenced by people and events without always being aware of those influences. By the end of this course you will have gained a much better understanding and appreciation of who you are and how you work. And I can guarantee you that you'll learn things that you'll be telling your friends and family about, things that will fundamentally change the way you think of yourself and others. How can you resist that?!...

Top reviews

Feb 16, 2017

I loved every minute of this course! Professor Joordens was very engaging and it was set at just the right pace. I'm looking forward to my next course already! The discussion forums are very helpful.

Dec 15, 2016

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.

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By Sanjana M

Jun 8, 2020

I really had fun learning this course with Prof. Steve Joordens

By Ajay A G

May 7, 2020

Great course, clearly explained each topic, easy to understand.

By Xiaoxiao Q

May 1, 2020

It is painful but I do appreciate the course, I really love it!

By Carolyn

Aug 20, 2019

Absolutely enjoyed the course. Very informative and interesting

By Hala Q

Mar 3, 2019

Very interesting course, easy to follow and engaging professor!

By Marie G

Aug 16, 2018

i've taken it before, and i'm still excited to take it again :)

By Alexandra S

Jan 9, 2017

Wonderful lecturer and fascinating content. I highly recommend!

By Munikantha C

Jun 22, 2020

very good review time,it helps me to the remaining assignments

By simran h

Apr 28, 2019

Really enjoyed this course, was a great learning experience !!

By Bernadette M

Jul 2, 2018

an excellent and comprehensive introduction, great perspective

By Parag P

Jul 11, 2017

Amazing course. Absolutely knowledge packed and great faculty.

By Julia M

Dec 4, 2019

The Proffesor keeps the course interesting and is very clear.

By Алуте Л А

Jul 2, 2018

I am glad that I took this course. It was a great experience.

By Gor G

May 7, 2018

Well organised course, and the presenter/mentors are awesome!

By Brina P

Mar 15, 2018

Loved the professor! Amazing course! Loved every bit of it :)

By Victória B

Nov 4, 2020

O curso é muito bom! Recomendo, professor explica muito bem.

By Laurent K

Aug 4, 2020

Highly recommended. I enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you!

By Caitlyn T

Jul 6, 2020

An extremely informative course taught by a great professor!

By Ibtihal G O

Jul 7, 2019

just really thank gave me what i need..all i need.

By Zaeem H

Apr 14, 2019

Very interesting course and the Professor Steeve is amazing.

By Rita A

Sep 24, 2018

This is one of the most interesting courses I've ever taken!

By Cansu B

Sep 10, 2018

Thank you Steve Joordens. I am glad that I took this course.

By Cat W

Aug 4, 2017

Awesome course with a very personal approach! Thanks a lot!!

By Qiqi H

Mar 12, 2017

Best lecturer so far. Interesting topics and well presented.

By Kevin L

Feb 2, 2017

An interesting lesson leads us to the journey of psychology.