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Making sense of ourselves
Making sense of ourselves

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This short course has explored four well known psychological topics – prejudice, personal relationships, visual perception and child development. As you worked your way through the four everyday questions that were posed around these topics you got an opportunity to see how psychologists adopt different approaches and research methods to arrive at answers to these questions.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the level two Open University course DE200 Investigating psychology 2 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . If you decide to study this course you will learn more about how psychologists have answered other everyday questions and the approaches and methods that they have used as you explore the four different, but overlapping, sub-disciplines of social, cognitive, biological and developmental psychology.