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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....

Top reviews


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.


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

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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.

By Christian C

Aug 16, 2020

A very engaging introduction to the fundamentals of psychology.

By Adeyemo H A

Jan 12, 2023

my name is not written on the certificate,I want to know



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By Sahana J

Jun 4, 2021

expected a certificate after attending the course for 6 weeks.

By DR. P R

May 20, 2020

Great Experience. Learnt few important things for daily life.

By Jinle X

Apr 9, 2024

It is a great course. I've learned a lot in the past 6 weeks.

By José A S

Jan 21, 2024

Very intersting and a good way to learn more about psychology

By Anna W C

Jul 21, 2020

Great videos. Good separation between ideas. Would recommend.

By Ashish A

Jun 7, 2020

An excellent course. But missed Prof. Boom physical presence.

By Maudy M

May 19, 2023




the lesson



to the next one

By Noura N

Apr 28, 2023

The professor was great, and the course was so interesting!

By Erik K

Feb 4, 2022

It was a great refresher, however I miss inperosn learning.

By Joyce C

Jan 16, 2022

Excellent course and very easy way to understand psychology

By Ruth K

Sep 11, 2019

Thank you! Enjoyed the course and had lots of new learning.

By Mansi S

Jul 3, 2020

it was a great experience , i enjoyed studding this course

By Antonio V (

Aug 16, 2020

A very engaging and voiceover production was outstanding.

By sumanth s

Apr 19, 2021

its a good course to understand the mind and its history

By Prajakta S

May 28, 2020

Overall, a very good course for beginners in psychology.

By Edi P

Aug 3, 2019

Simple and direct explanation, unique video illustration

By Thierry G

Apr 4, 2019

Tour d'horizon complet de la psychologie. Vidéos au top.

By Reema G

Feb 23, 2020

Great introductory course and references were excellent

By Advika M

Jul 23, 2019

good but kind of long and could be boring after a while