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Welcome to Psychology 110! We hope you find this course to be a refreshing, enlivening, and enjoyable look at what Psychology is and what psychologists do.

This course introduces you to several psychological disciplines and shows how Psychology advances through scientific research. The course examines general topics such as how people perceive the world around them, how the brain works, and how we think, feel, learn and remember. It also provides a foundation in the nature of research and how psychologists use scientific methodology.

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:
  1. Understand how Psychology developed and its scientific underpinnings
  2. Evaluate major themes in experimental Psychology and explain how they can be applied;
  3. Conduct and interpret simple psychological experiments.

Microblog activity

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This is the first Microblog activity for the OERUPSY110 course and an opportunity to share and connect with fellow learners. Building connections with other learners around the world will enable you to discuss ideas and concepts that are new to you. This gives you the opportunity to dig deeper into the course material and to see things in a different way. Seeing things in a different way can be a challenge, a surprise, and a way to grow in understanding.