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This course provides an introduction to the broad science of psychology weekly lectures are combined with weekly small group seminar discussions to provide the opportunity for exploring how the scientific method has been applied to the challenge of understanding age-related changes, and individual differences in,. Psychology is the science of the mind it is a science because it aims to explain the greatest number of facts with the fewest number of assumptions, its hypotheses should be falsifiable by empirical tests, and its theories lawfully connected to other sciences this introduction to psychology will touch on some of the classic. This course offers students an engaging introduction to the essential topics in psychology throughout this study of human behavior and the mind, you will gain insight into the history of the field of psychology, as well as explore current theories and issues in areas such as cognition, motivation, and wellness the course has.
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