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Yale University: Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 110)

Yale University LogoWhat do your dreams mean? Do men and women differ in the nature and intensity of their sexual desires? Can apes learn sign language? Why can’t we tickle ourselves?

In this series of 20 videos, Professor Paul Bloom welcomes students and presents the course as a comprehensive introduction to the study of the human mind. It explores topics such as perception, communication, learning, memory, decision-making, religion, persuasion, love, lust, hunger, art, fiction, and dreams. We will look at how these aspects of the mind develop in children, how they differ across people, how they are wired-up in the brain, and how they break down due to illness and injury.

The following videos are available: