Introduction to Psychology reviews
Great information! understandable and comprehensive.
Insightful for sure, some questions were lacking proper grammar and may need to be readdressed.
Most interesting subject I learned a lot from this class and am going to continue to study the PDF files. Wish there was audio read along with the study sections so that you can listen to it while driving and study. Will be taking more classes.
I loved the course !
Simple and effective.
this was an amazing summer corse to take. just take your pace and soak in the knowledge
Loved the setup-so easy to use!
Great class. Learned a lot .
Great class! I enjoyed the recordings. Pay attention to the milestones and you will be ok.
Other than being slightly dated, this course was very helpful for me.
The course needs to be updated to meet the DSM-V
I love the ease of Study with the Sophia online courses. I and disabled and the online platform works well for me. I'm also able to work towards completing my degree plan with the transfer of credit hours. Thank you Sophia
nothing special just white supremacy
The course was efficient and effective!
Didn't realize how much I already knew about this subject. It was one of the most interesting courses I've taken. I learned the foundation knowledge which helped me understand why things happen they way they do.
I really enjoyed this course. very well put together!!!
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Explore the mysteries of the mind with Sophia’s Introduction to Psychology online course. Access the courseroom when and where it’s convenient for you and make quick work of your college-level general education requirements.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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Sophia's Introduction to Psychology course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and 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.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 18 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 6 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- 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 well-being
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