Free course

Psychology in the 21st century

Free statement of participation on completion

Psychology is not a simple subject. This free course, Psychology in the 21st century, examines how different aspects of human behaviour provide the focus for different psychologists. Using learning as an example, you will discover how many different approaches can be adopted, thus illustrating that there is no single way of answering psychological questions.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe the diversity of psychology as a discipline
  • list some of the ways psychologists focus on different aspects of human behaviour
  • identify different methods psychologists use to explore human behaviour
  • illustrate the importance of ethical considerations.