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Symptom Management in Palliative Care (Coursera)

May 30th 2022
Symptom Management in Palliative Care (Coursera)
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This course should be taken after the Essentials of Palliative Care course and continues building your primary palliative care skills – communication, psychosocial support and goals of care. You will learn how to screen, assess, and manage both physical and psychological symptoms. You will explore common symptoms such as [...]

Introduction to Self-Determination Theory: An approach to motivation, development and wellness (Coursera)

May 30th 2022
Introduction to Self-Determination Theory: An approach to motivation, development and wellness (Coursera)
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Self-determination theory (SDT) is an empirically based theory of motivation and psychological development that is especially focused on the basic psychological needs that promote high quality motivation and wellness, and how they are supported in social contexts.

Schizophrenia (Coursera)

The main goal of this class are to gain an introductory exposure to the nature of the psychiatric disorder known as schizophrenia as revealed by the scientific method. We will discuss a broad range of findings from the scientific investigation of biological and psychological factors related to schizophrenia and [...]

Creativity, Innovation, and Change (Coursera)

Our lives are being disrupted by pandemics, global warming, wars, political chaos, and technological innovations. We must prepare for an unpredictable and unknown future - and this is the goal of the course on Creativity, Innovation and Transformation (CIT)! CIT is an upgrade of the former Creativity, Innovation and [...]

Développement psychologique de l'enfant (Coursera)

May 23rd 2022
Développement psychologique de l'enfant (Coursera)
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Comment se développent les enfants? Quelles sont leurs compétences perceptives, affectives et sociales ? Quels sont leurs besoins ? Telles sont les questions auxquelles répond ce MOOC. Nous vous apporterons des informations claires, validées scientifiquement et accessibles, que vous soyez parents, grands-parents, étudiants, professionnels de la petite [...]

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. [...]

#talkmentalillness (Coursera)

May 16th 2022
#talkmentalillness (Coursera)
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I am a professor and mental health researcher and educator, and I’ve been working in the field for over 15 years. Like so many of my colleagues, however, I was unprepared for the wave of mental health challenges that would face our society in 2020. From COVID-19 and the [...]

Moralities of Everyday Life (Coursera)

How can we explain kindness and cruelty? Where does our sense of right and wrong come from? Why do people so often disagree about moral issues? This course explores the psychological foundations of our moral lives.

Love as a Force for Social Justice (Coursera)

This course will explore the concept of agape love (compassion/kindness) as a force for social justice and action and as the inspiration for service and the application of knowledge to positive social change. Biological, psychological, religious, and social perspectives of love will be discussed, drawing on the expertise of [...]

Principles of fMRI 2 (Coursera)

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) is the most widely used technique for investigating the living, functioning human brain as people perform tasks and experience mental states. It is a convergence point for multidisciplinary work from many disciplines. Psychologists, statisticians, physicists, computer scientists, neuroscientists, medical researchers, behavioral scientists, engineers, public [...]