Learn Psychology: How Your Mind Works in Six Lectures
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Learn Psychology: How Your Mind Works in Six Lectures

Learn how our brain secretly influences our perception, memory, emotions, self-image, and social behavior. Psychology.
4.2 (143 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,846 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Discover how your mind (really) works
  • See what role psychological processes play in our life

  • Learn fundamental lessons about yourself and other people that most people don't know

  • See things that you didn't see before you in your everyday life
  • Discover how unreliable your perception, memories, and self-knowledge can be
Requirements
  • Interest in psychology
Description

Our mind doesn’t work the way most people think.

This course takes you on a short journey through the basic topics of psychology and teaches you how your mind really works.

Discover how our brain secretly edits what we perceive and remember, why emotions make our life messy, and how our social nature influences our behavior.

What you will learn in this course

  • What psychology (and a psychologist) really is

  • How your perception works

  • How your memory works and why you often shouldn't trust it

  • Why emotions can make life messy and the hidden mechanisms behind this

  • Why most people have an unrealistic self-image and why this is actually healthy

  • How our social nature influences our behavior

Learn key lessons from the most essential psychology topics in a few lectures and get a different perspective on yourself and the world.

When I was a psychology student, I was often baffled by the things I learned.

“How can this not be common knowledge?” I thought.

Many of the lessons seemed crazy to me but it is hard to argue with decades of rigorous research.

In this course, I want to share psychology insights that completely changed the way I look at the world.

So click the buy button on the right hand side and find out how your mind really works.

Let me add that I want you to be 100% happy with this course.

If there is anything you are not satisfied with you can get 100% of your money back.

So why not try it out?

Once you enroll you can start with any lecture and see for yourself what it has in store for you.

And you can ask me any question you have about the human mind.

Who this course is for:
  • Anybody who is interested in psychology
  • People who want to understand how the human mind works
  • People who are considering to study psychology
  • Beginning psychology students who want to have a focussed introduction to psychology without any unnecessary details
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 50:06
+ Psychology introduction in six lectures
7 lectures 43:21

What is psychology? And what is the difference between a psychologist, psychotherapist, and psychiatrist?

Preview 04:00

Check whether you understand the content of lecture 1.

Quiz for lecture 1
1 question

Is our perception nothing more than passive recording like a camera does it? Or is there more going on behind the curtain?

Preview 06:21

Check whether you understand the content of lecture 2.

Quiz for lecture 2
1 question

Can we trust our memories? How does our memory work?

Why you cannot trust your memories
07:57

Check whether you understand the content of lecture 3.

Quiz for lecture 3
2 questions

Emotions can make our live really messy. But how? And why?

Why emotions are messy
07:08

Check whether you understand the content of lecture 4.

Quiz for lecture 4
1 question

How do we see ourselves? Why do most people have an unrealistic image of themselves?

The truth about our self-image (it's deluded)
04:19

Check whether you understand the content of lecture 5.

Quiz for lecture 5
1 question
Our social nature - or why good people do evil things
07:52

Check whether you understand the content of lecture 6!

Quiz for lecture 6
1 question

This lecture will give you a quick summary of this course and show you some of the bigger implications.

Conclusion
05:44
+ Bonus material
2 lectures 06:45

When we look at other people, we often know immediately what they feel and what their intentions are. But how does our brain do this? And why do we often unconsciously imitate other people while we are trying to make sense of them?

Bonus: how we understand other people
05:55
Bonus: Want to learn more?
00:50