• Length:
    6 Weeks
  • Effort:
    3–5 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

None

About this course

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts that form the foundation of the field of psychology. Topics include history of psychology, biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, and life-span development.

Class lectures emphasize an empirical approach to a scientific understanding of human behavior across these domains. In addition to learning basic content information about psychology, students will learn how psychologists ask questions, evaluate evidence, and communicate with each other.

心理学是现代生活中人们最广泛涉及的主题,无论是生活中的衣食住行,还是工作中的为人处世,都离不开心理学,都需要心理学的知识和帮助。世界有三大谜:物质起源之谜、生命起源之谜、意识起源之谜,心理学就是探索关于意识起源之谜的科学。心理学研究领域丰富而广泛,且与许多学科有交叉,每一个学生都可能从中找到自己感兴趣的领域。本课程从认知、学习、情感、人际、健康、行为不同侧面介绍心理学知识,以回答学生们在探索自我、认识社会与思考人生的困惑。

What you'll learn

  • basic concepts that form the foundation of the field of psychology and the history of psychology 
  • biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, and life-span development
  • how psychologists ask questions, evaluate evidence, and communicate with each other
  • 心理学分支与历史演化
  • 感知与行为的生理基础,学习与发展心理学
  • 心理学基本研究方法

Meet your instructors

Jing QIAN
Associate Professor
Tsinghua University

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