What Psychology really is
|Introductory Psychology: Psychological Methods (#OERuPSY1)|
|History of Psychology||Introduction | Myths and Misconceptions | What Psychology really is | History of Psychology | Summary|
|Throughout this course we will be referring you to readings from the e-textbook "Introduction to Psychology, First Edition" by Charles Stangor, published in 2006 by Flat World Knowledge. You can purchase this book in print on online format from Flat World Publishers.
Read the introduction and section 1.1 of the Stangor e-textbook. Complete the following in your journal:
|Watch the MIT Introduction lecture with illusions. The students you see are also studying psychology but in a classroom, and the professor entertains them in his first lecture with some catchy illusions. Scientific study of visual illusions helped psychologists understand how vision works.|