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AP® Psychology - Course 1

What is Psychology?

This psychology course is an introduction to the field of psychology. It begins by asking “What is Psychology?” and provides some concrete answers to that question. Next, it covers the history of psychology and provides a look at the state of psychology today.

This course will provide you with research-based study tips — to help you in this course and in the future. You will learn the methods a psychologist uses in their research. From experimental design to coverage of some basic statistics — by the end of this course you will have a comprehensive appreciation for the methods of psychology.

This course includes video-based lectures and demonstrations, interviews with real research psychologists and a plethora of practice questions to help prepare you for the AP® Psychology exam.

This is the first in our six-course AP® Psychology sequence designed to prepare you for the AP® Psychology exam.

Additional Courses:

AP® Psychology - Course 2: How the Brain Works

AP® Psychology - Course 3: How the Mind Works

AP® Psychology - Course 4: How Behavior Works

AP® Psychology - Course 5: Health and Behavior

AP® Psychology - Course 6: Exam Preparation & Review

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Length 3 weeks
Effort 8 - 12 hours per week
Starts Oct 1 (17 weeks ago)
Cost $49
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Instructor Steven J. Barnes
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Language English
Subjects Science Social Sciences
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I skimmed through the six courses in this series to prepare for my AP exam. Unlike the course I took in school, this series is very research-oriented, which in my opinion is good to know, but maybe it bit more than what the AP exam demanded. More knowledge can't hurt though!

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 8 - 12 hours per week
Starts Oct 1 (17 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of British Columbia, UBCx via edX
Instructor Steven J. Barnes
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science Social Sciences
Tags Biology & Life Sciences Science Social Sciences