Introduction To Psychology
By Bo Bennett, PhD
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Welcome to the wonderful world of psychology! This podcast is the audio segment of the course at http://www.introtopsych.com. It comprises the topics found to be most important based on a survey of 761 introductory psychology teachers at 490 schools (Miller & Gentile, 1998). These topics include introduction/methods, neuroscience, sensation/perception, learning, memory, thinking/intelligence, developmental psychology, personality, social psychology, and abnormal psychology. In addition, I have worked in sections on cognitive biases, stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, along with the debunking of popular psychology myths that just don't seem to die.
||CleanAbnormal Psychology||How do psychologists classify thinking and behavior as “abnormal”? In this chapter we discuss just that by looking at the. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Psychology||Social psychology is the study of humans as social animals, that is the way that we influence one anothers’ behavior and th. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPersonality Theories and Assessment||While psychologists cannot entirely agree on one definition of personality, this text uses the definition most people think o. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDevelopmental Psychology||The scientific study of biological, cognitive, social, and personality development throughout the life span is known as devel. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThinking and Intelligence||Building on sensation and perception, learning, and memory, this chapter discusses how we think, that is how we process infor. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCognitive Biases||Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways that can lead to systematic deviations from a "standard of rati. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMemory||Memory is essential for life as we currently experience it, allowing us to use what we know to interpret the world. This stud. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning||In this chapter we look at how psychologists have studied learning and what we know about how humans learn looking at how bot. . .||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSensation and Perception||To understand and live in the world around us we must first gather (sense) and then interpret (perceive) the information pres. . .||9/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNeuroscience||In this chapter we look at just how the brain and nervous system are able to control nearly everything we do by starting with. . .||9/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction||In this lesson, we will go over an introduction to the course. I will give an introduction to psychology, and a summary of th. . .||9/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Science of Psychology||Rather than focusing on what we traditionally think of as psychology, therapy, this text seeks to highlight psychology as a s. . .||9/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Very well produced and great audio quality!
I can't believe this isn't getting more attention! This podcast has helped me tremendously during my Intro to psych class at school.