•To become aware of the major psychological
approaches to the study of behavior.
•To become aware of the major aspects of
behavior investigated by psychologists.
•To become familiar with the theories and
contributions of major figures in the field.
•To become familiar with major research
findings and theories of the field.
•To become conversant in the unique language of
•To learn the methodologies of psychology and
•To learn how to locate, read and evaluate
•To become an informed consumer of
•To gain self understanding and a greater
understanding of others.
•To recognize ways to apply psychological
findings to everyday life.
•To learn to appreciate the necessity of a
multi-level explanation of behavior.
•To become fascinated by the study of behavior
and mental processes!
LessonLesson 1: Introduction to Psychology
LessonLesson 2: Aristotle
LessonLesson 3: Scholastic Psychology
LessonLesson 4: Empiricism
LessonLesson 5: The Nineteenth Century
LessonLesson 6: The Foundation of Modern Psychology
LessonLesson 7: The Sensing and Perceiving Mind
LessonLesson 8: Psychology in America
LessonLesson 9: Mind in Conflict
LessonLesson 10: The Developing Mind