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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 Andrea P

Mar 21, 2017

Amazing cours and especially amazing tutor!!!!!!!!!!!!


Sep 16, 2020

An amazing course taught by a very awesome instructor

By subhiksha

Jun 17, 2020

One of the most engaging professors I've come across.

By Anantha S

Jun 13, 2019

Very very useful and helpful.

Kudos to the professor!!

By Maria K

Jun 5, 2019

I loved the course and I am now considering my major.

By Taina R B

Feb 25, 2019

I learned a lot with this course !! thank you so much

By Bishwajit P

Dec 21, 2017

It made me to get many answers that I had always felt

By syd p

Feb 15, 2017

This class was awesome! Prof. Joordens was excellent.

By Mario

Jan 3, 2017

Anything beyond better is non-existing. Great course!

By Carl B

Dec 12, 2016

This is proving to be a very well thought out course.

By Tharaka M

Sep 15, 2020

One of the courses I followed with great enthusiasm.

By Jibanananda G

Aug 21, 2019

very good and informative, i really like this course

By Bente N

Jan 8, 2018

I wish it was longer and I simply loved the teacher!

By John P

Nov 20, 2017

Clear and complete. Good for an introductory course.

By Arjun

Sep 7, 2020

Awesome course. Great for beginners to get started.

By Tuane V R M

Jul 1, 2020

Excelente course who those are from health service.

By Jessica S

May 23, 2019

This was very helpful and extremely well organised.

By Yatan U

Jul 12, 2018

Extensively informative and interestingly imparted.

By Tara V

Jun 13, 2018

I love Psychology so this is a great course for me.

By swati p

Feb 27, 2018

awesome course thanks prof. Steve Joorden and team.

By Craig C

Jul 25, 2017

By far the best course I have taken on Coursera!!!!

By Siddharth W

Nov 28, 2016

Excellent course. Loved the way things are phrased.

By Shirley K

Aug 31, 2020

great course, really made me use my mind and think

By Viia K

Jul 16, 2020

Loved this course so much, especially the teacher!

By Álvaro L M G

May 25, 2020

It's a very good course and a very good professor!