FREE: Introduction to Psychology with Paul Bloom by Yale University Courses

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Professor Paul Bloom welcomes students and presents the course as a comprehensive introduction to the study of the human mind.

The Yale link. 

Course readings and requirements are discussed. The five main branches of psychology are presented: neuroscience, which is a study of the mind by looking at the brain; developmental, which focuses on how people grow and learn; cognitive, which refers to the computational approach to studying the mind; social, which studies how people interact; and clinical, which examines mental health and mental illnesses. This course was recorded in Spring 2007.

Course books:

Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapter 1

Stanovich, Keith. “How to Think Straight about Psychology.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 27-37

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