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PSYC 110: Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 110: Introduction to Psychology is offered online.

Topics: General Art, Sign Language, Communication, Language, Psychology

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What do your dreams mean? Do men and women differ in the nature and intensity of their sexual desires? Can apes learn sign language? Why can’t we tickle ourselves? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and behavior. It explores topics such as perception, communication, learning, memory, decision-making, religion, persuasion, love, lust, hunger, art, fiction, and dreams. We will look at how these aspects of the mind develop in children, how they differ across people, how they are wired-up in the brain, and how they break down due to illness and injury.

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  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Paul Bloom
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: General Art, Sign Language, Communication, Language, Psychology

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

Open Yale Courses Offers Courses In: Languages, Art, Social Science

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