Learn Basic Psychology Online Course for Beginners

This online course is the basic intro to psychology which covers everything about the Human Mind, Human Behavior, Human Emotions and Human Intelligence.

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Created by Eesha Savla Last updated Thu, 18-Feb-2021 English
What will i learn?
  • One will understand the crux and the essence of the subject.
  • One will understand how psychology adds value and meaning to our life as it is a science based on reasoning and experimentation.
  • One's self awareness increases.

Curriculum for this course
104 Lessons 11:18:21 Hours
The Science Of Psychology.
13 Lessons 01:30:16 Hours
  • Introduction To Psychology And The History Of Psychology. 00:06:33
  • Discovery of a new subject- Psychology. 00:07:58
  • Various Professions In The Field Of Psychology. 00:09:20
  • The 3 Influential Approaches. 00:09:32
  • The 7 Modern Perspectives. 00:09:54
  • The 5 Steps Used In Scientific Research. 00:08:16
  • Methods Used To Carry Out Scientific Research. 00:08:35
  • How Is An Experiment Conducted In Psychology? 00:05:11
  • Correlation - A Technique Used In Measuring Relationship Between 2 Variables. 00:11:27
  • Problems Faced While Conducting An Experiment and What Is Its Root Cause? 00:06:06
  • Ethical Guidelines Taken Into Consideration While Dealing With People. 00:03:22
  • Importance Of Critical Thinking. 00:04:02
  • 1st Quiz of the chapter- The Science of Psychology. 00:00:00
  • Structure of the Neuron: The Nervous System's Building Block. 00:07:06
  • What is Neurotransmission? 00:09:07
  • 2nd part of Neurotransmission. 00:07:07
  • The Central Nervous System. 00:09:45
  • The Peripheral Nervous System. 00:06:57
  • Pituitary Gland : Master of the hormonal universe 00:03:16
  • Roles of various Endocrine Glands. 00:05:31
  • Lesioning Techniques and Brain Stimulation used in studying the brain. 00:07:07
  • Neuroimaging Techniques. 00:07:36
  • The Hindbrain 00:06:12
  • The Limbic system involved in Learning, Emotion, Motivation and Memory. 00:05:15
  • The 4 lobes of the brain. 00:06:53
  • Broca's area and Wernicke's area involved in language. 00:03:55
  • How brain functions differ between the left and right hemispheres? 00:07:46
  • What is ADHD and what are its causes? 00:04:28
  • 2nd Quiz of the chapter - The Biological Perspective 00:00:00
  • Introduction on Learning. 00:04:58
  • Classical Condition which is the Part of Learning - Part One 00:08:40
  • Classical Condition which is the Part of Learning - Part Two 00:09:00
  • How Classical Conditioning is Applied to Human Behavior 00:08:11
  • Concept Of Operant Conditioning and Concept of Law of Effect - Edward Thorndike 00:08:46
  • How Operant Conditioning is Practically used in Day to Day Life? 00:03:31
  • The Concept of Reinforcement 00:07:38
  • The Schedules of Reinforcement 00:07:20
  • The concept Of punishment and its impact on an individual's behavior. 00:05:54
  • Concept of Latent Learning - Edward Tolman 00:04:55
  • The concept of 'Animal Insight'- Wolfgang Kohler. 00:03:31
  • The Concept of Learned Helplessness - Martin Seligman 00:04:35
  • Observational Learning 00:04:41
  • 3rd Quiz of the chapter - Learning 00:00:00
  • What is Memory, what Role does it play and How it Works? 00:08:11
  • Sensory Memory 00:08:01
  • Short Term Memory 00:09:53
  • Long Term Memory 00:06:56
  • The Process of Retrieval 00:04:31
  • The Two ways of Retrieving Information 00:03:41
  • How Memory is Automatically Encoded into Long Term Memory? 00:02:37
  • What Exactly is The Role of Forgetting in Memory? 00:05:34
  • The Various Reasons of Forgetting 00:04:42
  • Neuroscience of Memory and Biological bases of Amnesia - Part One 00:06:14
  • Neuroscience of Memory and Biological bases of Amnesia - Part Two 00:10:05
  • How Sleep, Exercise and Diet Affect Memory? 00:07:11
  • 4th Quiz of the chapter - Memory 00:00:00
  • What is a thought and the difference between thought and thinking? 00:04:37
  • How mental images are involved in the process of thinking? 00:07:43
  • How Concepts and Prototypes influence our thinking? 00:10:14
  • What are the various methods that are used to solve problems and make decisions? 00:12:47
  • What are the common Barriers in successful Problem Solving? 00:04:44
  • What is creativity and how one can strengthen one's creativity which will help in problem solving? 00:04:04
  • What is meant by Intelligence and Different Theories of Intelligence? - Part One 00:11:09
  • What is meant by Intelligence and Different Theories of Intelligence? - Part Two 00:14:05
  • Lets understand the three methods that are used in measuring the intelligence of an individual. 00:12:00
  • Lets identify the factors that are taken into consideration while evaluating the quality of intelligence tests. 00:13:31
  • Lets understand what is Intellectual Disability, Giftedness and Emotional Intelligence. 00:07:05
  • What is a language and the elements and structure of language? 00:06:52
  • How an individual learns a particular language? 00:03:36
  • What is the relationship between language and thought? 00:05:52
  • 5th Quiz of the chapter - Cognition 00:00:00
  • What is Motivation? 00:05:52
  • Early approaches to motivation- Instincts and Evolutionary approach, Drive Reduction Theory. 00:06:32
  • McClelland's Theory Of Motivation. 00:05:41
  • Arousal and Incentive Theory of Motivation 00:08:00
  • Lets understand how Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs and Self-Determination Theory explain motivation? 00:09:52
  • What are the social and physical factors that Influence Hunger? 00:06:47
  • What is Obesity and the factors that contribute to obesity? 00:06:30
  • We will understand what is emotion and the 3 aspects of emotion - Part One 00:12:14
  • What is emotion and the 3 aspects of emotion-Part Two 00:06:19
  • Lets understand the various theories of emotions that explain the origin and influence of emotions on human behavior. 00:09:38
  • 6th Quiz of the chapter - Motivation 00:00:00
  • We will understand what is personality and how Sigmund Freud defines personality - Part One 00:10:57
  • We will understand what is personality and how Sigmund Freud defines personality? - Part Two 00:05:47
  • Lets understand the 5 psychosexual stages that define the personality development of an individual? 00:11:38
  • How Neo-Freudians modified Frued's theory of Personality Development? 00:07:29
  • We will evaluate the influence of Freudian theory on modern personality theories. 00:03:35
  • Lets understand how Albert Bandura and Julian Rotter explain Personality Development with the help of their theories? 00:06:09
  • Lets understand how humanists like Carl Rogers explain Personality Development of an individual? 00:07:30
  • We will understand how trait theories explain personality. 00:11:26
  • What are the three methods that are used to measure the personality of an Individual? 00:12:10
  • Lets understand the various projective tests that are used in measuring the personality of an individual. 00:05:39
  • We will understand whether biological factors or the environmental factors play an important role in personality development. 00:06:01
  • 7th Quiz of the chapter - Theories of Personality 00:00:00
  • What is Statistics? 00:02:57
  • Measures Of Central Tendency (Mean). 00:04:03
  • Measures of Central Tendency (Assumed Mean Method) 00:05:11
  • Measures of Central Tendency (Step Deviation Method) 00:06:05
  • Measures of Central Tendency(Median) 00:07:36
  • Measures of Central Tendency (Mode) 00:03:52
  • Graphical Representation Of The Data (Histogram) 00:04:57
  • Graphical Representation Of The Data (Frequency Polygon and Frequency Curve) 00:06:16
  • Measures Of Variability: Standard Deviation. 00:04:38
  • Measures Of Variability : Z Score. 00:01:08
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Hello Everyone! Psychology is a subject that gives a lot of information about ourselves. It's Human Specific. Isn't it interesting to know about ourselves at our deepest level? We all are aware about many things such as How does the mobile work? Or what are its features? and what are the societal norms? But are we aware about What is Human Mind? and How does it function?and How it enables us to function in our day to day activities. Psychology is the study of Human Mind, Human Behavior, Human Emotions and Human Intelligence . It gives us a very different perspective of looking at the World.

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I am specializing in psychology and aspire to be a psychologist. Psychology is very close to my heart. Learning something new about yourself is always interesting and entertaining. Understanding the psychology behind the way we behave, treat others and express ourselves can be even more appealing.

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