Massachusetts Institute for Technology

Massachusetts Institute for Technology: Introduction to Psychology (MIT 9.00SC)

Recorded in 2011 semester MIT instructor John Gabrielli presents this 24 video series; Introduction to Psychology  (MIT 9.00SC).

This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society.