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Introduction to Psychology

Sophia's Introduction to Psychology course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and the scientific methods. In this course, you will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations. Full Description

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Understand the building blocks of psychology with concepts taught in ways that connect with the unique ways you learn­­--visually, verbally, applied, and more.

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This Introduction to Psychology Course uses problem­-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real­-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all­-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Introduction to Psychology Course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and the scientific methods. In this course, you will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations.

In Sophia's Introduction to Psychology Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify foundational philosophies, therapies, and specializations in the field of psychology.
  • Analyze developmental psychology across the lifespan.
  • Identify theories of personality and personality assessment.
  • Articulate scientific research methodology and analytical approaches in the field of psychology.
  • Articulate how brain and psychological factors impact mental health and behavior.
  • Classify psychological disorders and impact on well­being.

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2013-08-21
As a full time mom, student and working professional, I really appreciated the self­paced aspect . I had faculty supporting me along the way.
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2013-08-21
I really enjoyed the realistic questions that tied the material back to real­-life situations.
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2013-08-21
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