How to Think Like a Psychologist
By Stanford Continuing Studies Program
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|1||Video1. Stereotype Threat and Performance (September 26, 2011)||Professor Greg Walton discusses how his work in academic stigma and stereotype has a role in the educational achievement gap and social inequalities in America. (September 26, 2011)||3/23/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||Video2. Can We Really Control Our Emotions? (October 3, 2011)||James Gross discusses his work in emotional regulation and the role that emotions play in our psychological well-being. (October 3, 2011)||3/23/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||Video3. Meditation, Anxiety, and the Brain (October 17, 2011)||Phillipe Goldin discusses his work in clinically-applied affective neuroscience and research about how the brain can be studied to relieve suffering. (October 17, 2011)||3/23/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||Video4. What Makes Humans Unique? (November 7, 2011)||Bridget Martin Hard discusses how psychologists can look to nonhuman animals in order to better understand what it means to be human. (November 7, 2011)||3/23/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||Video5. This Is Your Brain on Money (November 29, 2011)||Brian Knutson gives a lecture on some of the work that he has done in the field of psychology. He is known as one of the leading economic psychologists and also has looked at a broader range of human emotions. (November 29, 2011)||4/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||Video6. Being by Doing: Invoking the Self to Influence Behavior (December 5, 2011)||Christopher Bryan gives a lecture on some of the work that he has done in the field of psychology. (December 5, 2011)||4/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
These lectures make me think of the happenings that go about everyday that play a great role in my life . I feel that because of these videos I can tackle the adversity I face with the power of mental strength.
I highly recommend these lectures! Kelly McGonigal did an amazing job with this course, as with every course she teaches. I got a lot out of the series. I recommend these lectures for everyone, both for people who study psychology, and those who are just casually interested.
Don't waste your time
Awful. Politically correct gone wild.