Psychology
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Course Content

Introduction to Psychology
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What Is Psychology?
History of Psychology
Contemporary Psychology
Careers in Psychology
Psychological Research
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Why Is Research Important?
Approaches to Research
Analyzing Findings
Ethics
Biopsychology
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Human Genetics
Cells of the Nervous System
Parts of the Nervous System
The Brain and Spinal Cord
The Endocrine System
States of Consciousness
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What Is Consciousness?
Sleep and Why We Sleep
Stages of Sleep
Sleep Problems and Disorders
Substance Use and Abuse
Other States of Consciousness
Sensation and Perception
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Sensation versus Perception
Waves and Wavelengths
Vision
Hearing
The Other Senses
Gestalt Principles of Perception
Learning
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What Is Learning?
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Observational Learning (Modeling)
Thinking and Intelligence
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What Is Cognition?
Language
Problem Solving
What Are Intelligence and Creativity?
Measures of Intelligence
The Source of Intelligence
Memory
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How Memory Functions
Parts of the Brain Involved with Memory
Problems with Memory
Ways to Enhance Memory
Lifespan Development
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What Is Lifespan Development?
Lifespan Theories
Stages of Development
Death and Dying
Emotion and Motivation
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Motivation
Hunger and Eating
Sexual Behavior
Emotion
Personality
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What Is Personality?
Freud and the Psychodynamic Perspective
Neo-Freudians: Adler, Erikson, Jung, and Horney
Learning Approaches
Humanistic Approaches
Biological Approaches
Trait Theorists
Cultural Understandings of Personality
Personality Assessment
Social Psychology
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What Is Social Psychology?
Self-presentation
Attitudes and Persuasion
Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience
Prejudice and Discrimination
Aggression
Prosocial Behavior
Industrial-Organizational Psychology
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What Is Industrial and Organizational Psychology?
Industrial Psychology: Selecting and Evaluating Employees
Organizational Psychology: The Social Dimension of Work
Human Factors Psychology and Workplace Design
Stress, Lifestyle, and Health
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What Is Stress?
Stressors
Stress and Illness
Regulation of Stress
The Pursuit of Happiness
Psychological Disorders
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What Are Psychological Disorders?
Diagnosing and Classifying Psychological Disorders
Perspectives on Psychological Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Mood Disorders
Schizophrenia
Dissociative Disorders
Personality Disorders
Disorders in Childhood
Therapy and Treatment
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Mental Health Treatment: Past and Present
Types of Treatment
Treatment Modalities
Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: A Special Case
The Sociocultural Model and Therapy Utilization