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Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Gain an appreciation of the relation of methods of learning about oneself that do not depend on introspection.

  • Become familiar with contemporary research in experimental social psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience into the emotions and the unconscious.

  • Understand the role of affect in decision making, and self-deception.

  • Be able to identify and analyse unconscious mechanisms motivating own and other people's actions.

Learner Career Outcomes

40%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

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The University of Edinburgh

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

20 minutes to complete

Getting started

20 minutes to complete
3 readings
4 hours to complete

The Freudian Unconscious

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 59 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Freud's legacy

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 40 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

The Adaptive Unconscious

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 64 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Rationality and Emotions

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 72 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
1 hour to complete

Final assessment

1 hour to complete
4 readings

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