Psychology

Open Courseware and Resources

- Psychology: an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior (Wikipedia).

Computational Neuroscience

recent progress in the computational theory of the brain, modelling of neural circuits and neural computation, Biophysical models of neurons and complex cognitive functions such as sensory-motor transformation and sentence processing
 

Psychology in the 21st century

examines how different aspects of human behaviour provide the focus for different psychologists, learning as an example, different approaches, no single way of answering psychological questions

Introduction to Psychology

surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love, nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society, theoretical perspectives including biological, evolutionary, cognitive, and psychoanalytic

Psycholinguistics

central topics in language processing, structure of language, sentence, discourse, morphological processing, storage & access of words in mental dictionary, speech processing, relationship between computational resources available in working memory & language processing mechanism, ambiguity resolution, computational & connectionist models, language & thought, issues in language acquisition, critical period phenomena, acquisition of speech & words, experimental methodologies: readings, Translations (Chinese, Spanish)

Psychology Podcasts

psychology research broken down into digestible morsels for students, their teachers

Close Relationships

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Social Psychology

perspectives, research methods, and empirical findings of social psychology, impression formation, conformity, prosocial behavior, interpersonal attraction, persuasion, stereotyping and prejudice, social situations and events, critical and integrative ways of thinking about theory and research in social psychology

Introduction to Psychology

perception, communication, learning, memory, decision-making, religion, persuasion, love, lust, hunger, art, fiction, and dreams, how these aspects of the mind develop in children, how they differ across people, how they are wired-up in the brain, how they break down due to illness and injury
 

Psychological Measurement & Data Analysis

basic statistics and measurement concepts, statistics in research situations and in everyday “news clipping” situations: lab & other resources

Introduction to Statistics

presented in an experimental psychology context, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal curve, correlation, elementary probability theory, hypothesis testing, t test: Labs, Java Demos

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