Introduction to Psychology for BeginnersThis course is definitely a good option for students wanting to brush up their concepts and make them stronger and for others as well who feel their passion for psychology can help them improve. This course enables the learners to broaden their perspectives, which will further help them in choosing their specializations as career options in the future as efficient and successful psychologists.
This course is suitable for you if you want to choose psychology as a career and you want brief details about the subject. Psychology, the scientific study of mental processes and behaviour, involves studying and understanding mind, brain functions and behaviour. Behaviour includes all our overt actions and reactions i.e. talking, movement, facial expressions. Mental processes refer to all the internal, covert activity of our minds (hidden) i.e. feeling, remembering, thinking. Psychology helps individuals to understand how their mind and body are connected. Psychology equips one with the abilities to improve his/her learning abilities and memory, how to deal with stressors of life, ordinary and extraordinary.
This course on introduction to Psychology is for all the psychology lovers who have a deep passion for the subject of psychology, who want to explore their educational opportunities and options and for all other psychology students who want to brush up their concepts and theoretical understanding. Psychology is a very interesting and a broad field. The broad spectrum of psychology spreads its roots in almost every field we come across. Psychology as a field, is a very promising one, because it enhances and blooms the overall development of the learners, both and mentally and physically. And of course, psychologists as they gain their qualifications, are able to help the serve the society in the best possible ways. Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the concepts of psychology. Learners, through this course, will get an opportunity to understand the core concepts like historical milestones in the development of the field of psychology, the current scenario in the advancement of psychology.
The learners will gain knowledge about the modern perspectives involving psychodynamic, behavioural, humanistic, cognitive, sociocultural, bio-psychological and evolutionary perspectives. Learners will learn about various areas of specializations in the field of psychology like cognitive psychology, educational psychology, developmental psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, experimental psychology, health psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, social psychology, sport psychology and many more. This will also enable the learners to broaden their perspectives, which will further help them in choosing their specializations as career options in the future as efficient and successful psychologists. This course is definitely a good option for students wanting to brush up their concepts and make them stronger and for others as well who feel their passion for psychology can help them improve and improve the mental health and well-being of others in the society as well.
What you'll learn
- Introduction to psychology
- Psychology as an individual field
- Milestones in the development of the field; pioneer of psychology
- Ancient perspectives
- Modern perspectives
- Specializations in the field of psychology
- The scientific methodology
- Issues in psychology
- Psychology as a career
- Applying psychology to everyday life; critical thinking
Online Flexible Lectures for Students
Virtual Classroom for Students
Skill Oriented Course
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