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Introduction to Psychology

Monash University via FutureLearn ExpertTrack

Overview

Gain a broad overview of psychology and master its basic principles

Discover the fascinating field of psychology from past to present, as you explore how the human mind affects our behaviour.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Introduction to Psychology: Sensation and Perception
-Learn how our sensory systems work together to help us to perceive and respond to the world around us.

Course 2: Introduction to Psychology: Biological Psychology
-Understand the link between behaviour and human biology, and learn how genes and the environment influence our behaviour.

Course 3: Introduction to Psychology: Developmental Psychology
-Examine the physical, cognitive and social development we undergo throughout our lives.

Course 4: Introduction to Psychology: The Psychology of Personality
-Explore the complex factors and influences that help shape our personality and examine what makes us different, and why.

Course 5: Introduction to Psychology: The History and Science of Psychology
-Investigate the history and science of psychology while mastering the basic principles of the scientific method.

Course 6: Introduction to Psychology: The Psychology of Learning
-Explore how new behaviours are learnt by examining different types of psychological conditioning.

Taught by

Assoc Prof Matthew Mundy

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