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Diploma In Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes. The mind is highly complex, and conditions that relate to it can be hard to treat. Thought processes, emotions, memories, dreams, […]

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Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes.

The mind is highly complex, and conditions that relate to it can be hard to treat. Thought processes, emotions, memories, dreams, perceptions, and so on cannot be seen physically.

The science of psychology benefits society and enhances our lives. Psychologists examine the relationships between brain function and behavior, and the environment and behavior, applying what they learn to illuminate our understanding and improve the world around us.

At the end of this course, students should be able to;

  • Understand the meaning of  Psychology
  • Clearly understand the Past, the Present, and the Future of the field of Psychology
  • Understand the major perspectives of the field of psychology
  • Understand the meaning of Neuroscience
  • Know the Basic Elements of Behavior (Neuron)
  • Understand the Anatomy of the Brain
  • Know the meaning of Memory and Learning
  • Understand Sensory, Short-term and Long-term Memory
  • Know the Core Memory and Learning Concepts
  • Understand Psychological Disorders


SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

1
What Is Psychology?
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2
An overview of Psychology
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3
Specific things to Know About Psychology
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4
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 2: THE PAST THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE OF THE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY

1
The Roots of Psychology
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2
Today’s Perspectives of Psychology
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3
Psychology’s Future
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4
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 3: UNDERSTANDING THE MAJOR PERSPECTIVES OF THE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY

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The Neuroscience Perspective: Blood, Sweat, and Fears
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2
The Psychodynamic Perspective: Understanding the Inner Person
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3
The Behavioral Perspective: Observing the Outer Person
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4
The Cognitive Perspective: Identifying the Roots Of Understanding
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5
The Humanistic Perspective: The Unique Qualities Of The Human Species
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6
Quiz
7 questions

SECTION 4: NEUROSCIENCE AND BEHAVIOUR

1
Definition of neuroscience
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2
Neuron: The Basic Elements of Behavior
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3
Anatomy of the brain
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4
Sensation and Perception
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5
Coordination of movement
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6
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 5: MEMORY AND LEARNING

1
Meaning of memory and learning
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2
Sensory, Short-term and Long-term Memory
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3
Core Memory and Learning Concepts
Self-Paced
4
Quiz
7 questions

SECTION 6: UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

1
Neurodevelopmental disorders
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2
Psychiatric disorder
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3
Degenerative disorders
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4
Conclusion
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5
Quiz
7 questions
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