This free course, Making sense of ourselves, introduces you to well-known psychological topics by asking and answering everyday questions, such as Why don’t we like one another? Why would I hang around with you? Do you see what I see? What’s the point of childhood? You’ll learn how psychologists can go about addressing these questions using different research tools and approaches.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
explain some of the key aspects of prejudice and how and why they are important
describe basic elements in the study of the psychology of personal relationships such as love and friendship
understand how visual illusions are used to explore the visual system and how psychologists research vision
understand the role of theory of mind in researching child development.