edX AP® Psychology - Course 3: How the Mind Works

University of British Columbia via edX

  • Overview
  1. edX
    Platform:
    EdX
    Provider:
    University of British Columbia
    Length:
    4 weeks
    Effort:
    8-12 hours/week
    Cost:
    Free
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Overview
    In this psychology course, you will learn about the mind and the psychology of learning, including coverage of classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and social learning. We will look at the psychology and neuroscience of cognition — including memory, thinking and reasoning. The course will conclude with the coverage of language.

    This course includes video-based lectures and demonstrations, interviews with real research psychologists and a plethora of practice questions to help prepare you for that AP® Psychology exam.

    This is the third in our six-course AP® Psychology sequence designed to prepare you for the AP® Psychology exam.

    What you'll learn
    • the fundamentals of learning and memory
    • the history of the study of learning — including classical and operant conditioning
    • the neuroscience and psychology of memory and other forms of cognition, like thinking, reasoning, and language
    Taught by
    Steven J. Barnes

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