A/S Psychology

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What is 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.

Introduction to Psychology

A video on the introduction to Psychology, The Science of Thought and Behavior.

The Psychology of Everything

The Psychology of everything is a long video, brought to you by Paul Bloom, Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology, Yale University. The video illustrates some of the most fundamental elements of human nature through case studies about compassion, racism, and sex. He discusses some of the biggest questions in the nature versus nurture debate, including "Are we hard-wired to care about others?" Bloom points out why stereotyping can be both detrimental and beneficial, and he even explains what the porn preference of monkeys tells us about our own sexual choosiness, or lack thereof.

What does a Psychologist do?

Stressing out, feeling down, getting depressed or anxious ... these are common experiences for young people. Rather than ignore these feelings and hope they go away, young people are encouraged to seek help. But what does that actually involve? In this video, what it's like to get help from a psychologist?. Who are psychologists? What do they do? How can they help you?

Class Lesson

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