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High School Psychology I

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The human brain is fascinating. Where do thoughts and memories come from? What are emotions? And why do we behave the way we do? Above all, how do these factors influence our relationships with others? In Psychology I, you will begin to understand the human mind by exploring the research and theories of some of the most brilliant psychologists throughout history. Learn how psychology influences personality and development throughout the entire human lifespan, even from birth. Explore different psychological disorders and how they are treated according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder. And learn psychological tips that you can use every day, like how to cope and reduce stress. So, are you ready to unlock the mysteries of the human brain?

Module 01 - Theories and Perspectives

  • Roots of Psychology
  • Principles of Psychological Research
  • Psychodynamic Perspectives
  • Humanistic Perspectives
  • Trait and Social-Cognitive Perspectives

Module 02 -The Human Lifespan

  • Studying Development
  • Prenatal Development and the Newborn
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Development in Childhood
  • Adolescence
  • Aging

Module 03 - Learning and Memory

  • Classical Conditioning
  • Operant Conditioning
  • Observational and Cognitive Learning
  • Information Processing
  • Storage
  • Retrieval

Module 04 - Thinking and Language

  • Language Acquisition
  • Language and Thought
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Obstacles
  • Stress
  • Coping

Module 05 - Psychological Disorders and Treatment

  • History of Psychological Disorders
  • Using the DSM
  • Schizophrenic and Dissociative Disorders
  • Bipolar, Depressive, and Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders, OCD, and PTSD
  • Treatment of Psychological Disorders