Introduction to Psychology




School: Yale University
Lecture Title: Introduction to Psychology
Lecture Summary:
Professor Paul Bloom welcomes students and presents the course as a comprehensive introduction to the study of the human mind. 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.

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3 thoughts on “Introduction to Psychology”
melisa pidgeon

January 6, 2016

What makes people do the things they do has always been a mystery to me.


March 8, 2016

We really are a messed up people. Nobody knows how to think for themselves anymore.

Elizabeth OHalloran

March 8, 2016

I always dreamed of being a psychologist. Life tends to steer you in a different direction, but I loved watching this video.


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