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About the Course

What are people most afraid of? What do our dreams mean? Are we natural-born racists? What makes us happy? What are the causes and cures of mental illness? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and behavior. It explores topics such as perception, communication, learning, memory, decision-making, persuasion, emotions, and social behavior. We will look at how these aspects of the mind develop in children, how they differ across people, how they are wired-up in the brain, and how they break down due to illness and injury....

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Nov 4, 2023

A very comprehensive course, giving you the insights into the field of psychology, even with no prior background of psychology, and containing interesting references and examples throughout the course


Sep 26, 2019

I absolutely enjoyed taking this course! Professor Bloom did an incredible job explaining the course material and providing additional reading materials to further my knowledge throughout this course.

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By Te’Nai O

Feb 20, 2024

absolutely inspiring and knowledgeable, man I really like these teachers

By Geetam c

Aug 11, 2022

This course is wonderful, really helped me to pursue my further studies.

By Kaung H T

Nov 7, 2020

The lecture videos are very clear and the readings are very informative.

By Sidharth M

Jul 15, 2020

Really good for Beginners. Prof Bloom please add more courses. Loved it.

By Ekeanyanwu N A

Jun 7, 2020


By paul g

May 15, 2023

i enjoyed this lecture it was mind opening 10/10 i recommend this unit

By Domingo M

Feb 2, 2023

The content was very helpful but some of the lectures were very boring.

By 19-UEL-032 B S

May 15, 2022

very interesting enjoyable course and make sense of my brain knowledge

By 张平安老爹

Oct 19, 2021

very positive and overall let us start to learn what it really meaning

By Néstor d J M G

Jul 13, 2021

The topics of course are very good at this level. Congrat to all team!

By António C G R M S

Jun 29, 2021

Interesting superficial introduction to various aspect of psychology.

By A. S M R A S

Aug 12, 2020

this course is very good for Intro about psychology.I recommended it.

By Hanane

May 10, 2020

This course was very interesting and I had a great time following it.

By Orlando R

Apr 9, 2019

I liked the information, not a fan of the animated impersonal format.

By Ashwathy J

Sep 13, 2020

nice course i really like this course.i got an idea about psychology

By Adroja d M b

May 28, 2020

It is very useful course.Every medical student learning this course.

By Nomvula N

Nov 19, 2023

Best decision I've ever made to be a part of this course. Thank you

By Valentin

Aug 4, 2019

Thanks for this chance to know more about this fascinating subject.

By Vladislav Z

Oct 21, 2021

a good course, high-quality videos, but there is extra information

By 3002 P P

Jun 16, 2020

its optionally amazing and thish course is very usefull in my life

By Boby

Jan 16, 2020

I felt this course intersting,and knowledeg gaining

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May 18, 2023

very good. I am so happy attend the course . thank you Coursera .

By Santhosh. M

Aug 24, 2020

Know more about the psychology, depression, happiness,like ect..


Apr 30, 2020

This course develops your personality and improves your mindset.