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English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hungarian

Skills you will gain

PhilosophyPsychologyMindfulnessMeditation

Learner Career Outcomes

55%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 18 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hungarian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

The Buddhist Diagnosis

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 87 min), 5 readings
5 videos
Feelings and Illusions12m
The First Two Noble Truths15m
Evolutionary Psychology and the First Two Noble Truths21m
Office Hours 126m
5 readings
The Basics10m
Course Overview10m
About the Instructor10m
Contact us10m
Resources for Week 110m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The Buddhist Prescription

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 84 min), 1 reading
5 videos
Meditation15m
Mindfulness Meditation and the Brain16m
Can Our Feelings Be Trusted?15m
Office Hours 222m
1 reading
Resources for Week 210m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Does Your Self Exist?

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
What Did The Buddha Mean?20m
Modern Psychology and the Self22m
Office Hours 330m
2 readings
Resources for Week 310m
Guidelines for Grading Assignments10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

A New Model of the Mind

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 94 min), 1 reading
4 videos
What Mental Modules Aren’t8m
What Mental Modules Are30m
Office Hours 433m
1 reading
Resources for Week 410m

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  • No. As per Princeton University policy, no certificates, credentials, or reports are awarded in connection with this course.

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