Cognitive Psychology For Everyone
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Cognitive Psychology For Everyone

No boring scientific explanation , straight to the point on theory and concept of daily use in cognitive psychology.
4.3 (8 ratings)
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Created by Kan Weng Honn
Last updated 5/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the fascinating "why" and "how" on human reaction on things that happening around us.
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  • A heart that want to know more about the human psychology

The course  “Cognitive Psychology for Everyone" is a great study tool for anyone that want to learn cognitive psychology in a fun and easy to understand way. This course is also ideal for college-level introductory cognitive psychology course , student that want to have a quick revision/refresh on some of the topics or preparing for the course. 

This course cover some of the key concepts in the study of cognitive psychology,  describe the reason for understanding what it is inside you that makes you do the things you do ,and also example of the cognition daily activity example in almost all 27 lectures.

This is definitely a Cognition Psychology for Everyone!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone that is interested in psychology
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
Cognitive Psychology Introduction
5 Lectures 03:03

An simple and straight to point of explanation of what the science of cognitive psychology is all about.

Preview 00:50

Cognitive is acting 24/7 during our daily life!Even when you sleep.

Preview 00:46

This lecture will show you a good overview of the areas of application in cognitive psychology.

Preview 01:09

I have included some of the site that you can grab free cognitive psychology/psychology journal or article   for free download.Enjoy.

If you know any others resources feel free to share it on the comment box.thank you.

Free List Of Cognitve Psychology/psychology Journal and Article

If you ever wonder what are the career option you have in cognitive psychology ,this short article may help.

Preview 00:14
How did the Early Philosophers view the mind
1 Lecture 03:46

In this lecture , you will get to learn how do the early famous philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristole see and explain the human mind.

Preview 03:46
The Mystery of Optical Illusion and Visual Illusion.
8 Lectures 25:20

Now you see ,now you dont! This lecture and the following lectures , will explain exactly this!

Optical and Visual Illusion

In this lecture ,you will have a good overview of the categories of visual illustration such as:

1)  Adapted illusions

2) Brightness illusions

3)  Colour illusions

4)  Illusions of size


The categories of visual illustration

In this lecture you will learn  how human determine precisely which parts of visual information belong together and which parts belong to separate objects.These theory include:

1. The law of proximity.

2. The law of similarity.

3. The law of good continuation.

4.The law of closure.

5.The law of common fate.

Have fun!

Gestalt Law Of perceptual organisation

In this lecture you will learn why we sometime will misjudge distance or size of an object.The theory you will be learning are:

1. Linear perspective 


3.Texture gradient


5.Atmospheric perspective

6. Relative height

You will definitely love this lecture:)

Perception Of Size & Distance

Another interesting topic to learn.

You can’t remember where your keys are. As you look around, you saw a mug and you suddenly recalled that you last left your keys in the kitchen. This chapter explain exactly this! In this chapter you will learn :

1) Repetition priming

2) Semantic priming

3) Sensory priming

4) Contextual priming

5) Conceptual priming

After learning the"tricks" behind, feel free to share with your friends!


Wondering why sometime when we entering a notes into a vending machine ,it just keep coming out.But when we flip the notes to the other side, hooray , the notes went in , and you got your drinks! This is because the system that the vending machine using is called viewer-centred representation.

Watch the science behind it!

Viewer-centred representation

This theory explain that how we are able to identified an object from different angle.

Preview 01:13

This dual code hypothesis show how human represent information .

Dual-Code Hypothesis.
Human and Animal Language
2 Lectures 05:46

This lecture show the 5 main language properties that make enable us to communicate well with each other.

The 5 language Properties

Ever wonder why we cannot understand what animal is talking? This lecture will give you a good overview on this matter.

Missing Language Properties In Animal
Making Decision and Brain Memory
11 Lectures 26:06

This chapter explain the main reason why we forget things/information.

The Process of Forgetting

This lecture explain the process of searching.For example , if you are looking down from mall to look for your mother in a crowded place, how actually your brain do the search ?

Preview 01:27

This is a interesting lecture.It explains why sometime we will have memory that should not be in our brain?Why we will recall and retell the wrong information? Have fun:)

False Memory

In this lecture you will learn about how human make a decision/judgement based on environment ,options given and statement provided.Concept include:

1) Representativeness 

2) Availability Heuristic

3) Anchoring and Adjustment

Heuristice Desicion Making

This lecture explain why we rather pay a good $1000 for people that want to buy our $3 shirts that given to us by our father when we was 5years old .VALUE!

Utility & Consistent and optimal Decisions.

In this lecture you will learn about what motivate a person to BUY unnecessary goods and making others choices.Theory that you will be learning :

1) Psychic budget 

2) Loss aversion

3) Satisficing

Expected Utility & Consistent and optimal Decisions.

This lecture help us to understand how we process deeper on a given information.

Preview 01:04

As the words itself explained how we process the surface of a given information.

Shallow Level of Information Processing

This lecture is a absolute must watch! It explains how we are able to to read T__IS with the missing "h"!

Top Down Information Processing

This lecture helps us to understand what make us decide not to crash on the car coming from the opposite site!

Bottom Up Information Processing

The Working Memory

Lets see how are you learning so far .

Cognitive Psychology Fun Test
5 questions
Bonus! Free Ebook and Research Article
4 Lectures 00:59

This paper focuses on the abilities of visualisation and spatial reasoning, based on studies of human
perception and the associative structures that are formed in the memory. It also explain about the famous Ames room where illusion make us see image much more LARGER! 

The Magic Eye of Perception by Madalena Grimaldi

A classical book that talk about psychology in daily life.The whole book contain 264 pages.

Psychology In Daily Life PDF

A great book for those that wana learn more/deeper about cognitive psychology .This book will bring you  informative presentation of the important facts in current cognitive science.  185 pages 

Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience PDF

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About the Instructor
Kan Weng Honn
4.6 Average rating
73 Reviews
3,590 Students
6 Courses
Professional Psychology and Sports Author

Hey, Im Weng .I am a Sport Performance coach for Malaysia SEA games gold medalist team . I have a passion in sport and also in knowing how the human mind works. And this curiosity lead me to further my study in the psychology field . 

Beside that , im also running a success blog on wenghonnfitness dot com , that share about passion in life .

Feel free to check out my courses , if you have anything that you want to learn in mind , and it is not on my list feel free to contact me on any of my social media platform. Talk to you soon.

Coach Weng