This course offers students an engaging introduction to the essential topics in psychology. Throughout this study of human behavior and the mind, you will gain insight into the history of the field of psychology, as well as explore current theories and issues in areas such as cognition, motivation, and wellness. The importance of scientific methods and principles of research design is emphasized throughout this course and presented in a way that will enrich your study of individuals as thinking, feeling, and social beings. Topics Covered:
Research Methods; Brains, Bodies, and Behavior; Sensing and Perceiving; Learning; Memory; Language; Intelligence; Lifespan Development; Emotion and Motivation; Personality; Psychology in Our Social Lives; Wellness; Psychological Disorders; Treatment; and Consciousness.