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Approx. 23 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Romanian

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Unit 2

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1 video (Total 19 min), 2 readings
1 video
2 readings
Welcome to the Course10m
Learner Support10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Thinking and Feeling

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3 videos (Total 68 min), 1 reading
3 videos
Thinking and Feeling Part B22m
Thinking and Feeling Part C15m
1 reading
Unpleasantness in Vermont10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Terror Management

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3 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Terror Management Part B25m
Terror Management Part C21m
1 reading
Tales from the Crypt: On the Role of Death in Life10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Lessons 2 & 330m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Internalized Beliefs I

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3 videos (Total 64 min), 2 readings
3 videos
Internalized Beliefs I Part B21m
Internalized Beliefs I Part C16m
2 readings
The Anatomy of Internalized Beliefs10m
The Anatomy of Internalized Beliefs: Like a Rock (slides from presentation)10m
Week
5
4 hours to complete

Internalized Beliefs II: The Evolution of Senses of Self in Childhood

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3 videos (Total 66 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Internalized Beliefs II Part B27m
Internalized Beliefs II Part C18m
2 readings
Mirror Neurons and Imitation Learning as the Driving Force Behind "the Great Leap Forward" in Human Evolution10m
Religion is natural10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Lessons 4 & 530m
Week
6
1 hour to complete

After-Life, Out of Body, and Disembodied: What's the Evidence I

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3 videos (Total 71 min)
3 videos
After-Life, Out of Body, and Disembodied I Part B20m
After-Life, Out of Body, and Disembodied I Part C28m
Week
7
2 hours to complete

After-Life, Out of Body, and Disembodied: What's the Evidence? II

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3 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
After-Life, Out of Body, and Disembodied II Part B21m
After-Life, Out of Body, and Disembodied II Part C22m
1 reading
Soul Searching10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Lessons 6 & 730m
Week
8
14 minutes to complete

Biological Perspectives on Beliefs

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1 video (Total 14 min)
1 video
Week
9
1 hour to complete

The Brain and Our Emotional Future

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3 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading
3 videos
The Brain & Our Emotional Future Part B28m
The Brain & Our Emotional Future Part C23m
1 reading
Religion is natural10m
Week
10
4 hours to complete

The Biology of Thou Shalt Not

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3 videos (Total 70 min), 2 quizzes
3 videos
Biology of Thou Shalt Not (Part B)22m
Biology of Thou Shalt Not (Part C)24m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Lessons 9 & 1030m
Week
11
1 hour to complete

The Undesired Self

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3 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading
3 videos
The Undesired Self Part B23m
The Undesired Self Part C19m
1 reading
The Undesired Self: Deadly Connotations10m
20 minutes to complete

General Course Pages

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2 readings
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
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Top Reviews

By MMJun 22nd 2016

An excellent presentation. Guest lecturers outstanding. Forces a person to really question beliefs rather than accepting at face value. Excellent points raised by learned professionals.

By GCOct 23rd 2015

Amazing class that really helps you to look your core beliefs and understand why and how your are the person that you are!\n\nReally good professors and materials~ 10000 worthily!

Instructors

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Prof. Daniel M. Ogilvie

Professor of Psychology
Psychology
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Prof. Leonard W. Hamilton

Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology

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