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University of Queensland

Introduction to Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology

University of Queensland via edX XSeries


This psychology XSeries is an introduction to developmental, social, and clinical psychology so you can better understand the human mind and how it drives behavior.
You will learn about:

  • Psychological disorders and how they are treated
  • Why we act the way we do in certain settings and situations
  • How our bodies and minds develop from birth until later in life
  • Methods behind psychological research and how to interpret and report research


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Introduction to Social Psychology

Learn why people think and behave the way they do in social settings.

Course 2: Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Learn how we develop over our lifetime, including our ability to think, communicate, and form social attachments.

Course 3: Introduction to Clinical Psychology

Learn about the principles underlying psychological therapy and the features and treatment of common mental disorders, including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

Course 4: Introduction to Psychological Research Methods

Learn how to plan, conduct and analyze psychological research and effectively communicate the results.


Taught by

Roy Baumeister, Virginia Slaughter, Mark Nielsen, Nicole Nelson, Nancy Pachana, Vanessa Cobham, Wen Wu and Blake McKimmie


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