• Length:
    8 Weeks
  • Effort:
    1–2 hours per week
  • Price:

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

Prerequisites

None

About this course

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Have you ever wondered what babies are capable of from the moment they’re born?

Developmental psychology is the study of an individual’s social, emotional, cognitive, and biological development through his or her lifespan. The focus of this course will be from infancy to later life.

This psychology course will examine how babies and young children develop the ability to function in our world, including their attachment to their caregivers, and their ability to communicate and think about the world. We will also cover specific changes during adolescence and later life.

You should take this course if you are curious to understand what we know about infants’ abilities, how we know it, and about the important milestones that we all pass through as we develop.

What you'll learn

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  • How babies make sense of the world
  • The importance of social attachment
  • Developmental theories
  • Different stages of human language, social, cognitive, and moral development
  • Development in infancy, adolescence and later life

Meet your instructors

Blake McKimmie
Associate Professor
The University of Queensland
Virginia Slaughter
Professor
The University of Queensland
Mark Nielsen
Associate Professor
The University of Queensland
Nicole Nelson
Lecturer
The University of Queensland

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Learner testimonials

"I am very happy with this course. The videos and quizzes make it fun and engaging." - Previous Learner