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Introduction to Psychology (Coursera)

This course highlights the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior. We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness. [...]

Introduction to Psychology (Coursera)

What are people most afraid of? What do our dreams mean? Are we natural-born racists? What makes us happy? What are the causes and cures of mental illness? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and [...]

Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences - Unit 3: How Does It All End? (Coursera)

Nov 28th 2022
Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences - Unit 3: How Does It All End? (Coursera)
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Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science, what we can study are the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul and its prospects [...]

Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences (Coursera)

What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? This is the first part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Physical Sciences. Scientific research across the physical sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this [...]

Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)

Nov 21st 2022
Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)
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What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has [...]

Seeing: How the Brain Creates the Visual World (FutureLearn)

Gain insights into how we perceive sensory system input when it reaches our brains, and the factors affecting that process. Explore how our visual system and human psychology influence our world view. Our visual system is complicated; using our eyes and brains to convert external information into internal feelings [...]

The Mind is Flat: The Shocking Shallowness of Human Psychology (FutureLearn)

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The Mind is Flat: The Shocking Shallowness of Human Psychology (FutureLearn)
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Make better personal and professional decisions and consider the psychological dimension to key ethical and political choices. What are the forces shaping human behaviour? How do we think and decide? This course, from Professor Nick Chater and Warwick Business School, explores the origins of human rationality and [...]