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Introduction to Psychology

InstitutionUniversity of Toronto
InstructorSteve Joordens
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Week 1 = History & the Scientific Method

René Descartes

(1596-1650) 🇫🇷

Luigi Galvani

(1737-1798) 🇮🇹

Paul Broca

(1824-1880) 🇫🇷

Hermann von Helmholtz

(1821-1894) 🇩🇪

Enrst Weber

(1795-1878) 🇩🇪

Wilhelm Wundt

(1832-1920)🇩🇪

Charles Darwin

(1809-1882) 🇬🇧

William James

(1842-1910) 🇺🇸

Sigmund Freud

(1856-1939) 🇩🇪

Psychic Conflict

Week 2 = Matter of the Mind

Brainstem

Cerebellum

Limbic System

Primary vs Association Cort

Sensation vs Perception

Temporal Lobe

Laterality in the Brain

Sensory/Motor Strips

Disproportionate Representation

Oliver Sacks

1933-2015 🇬🇧

Week 3 = Sensation, Perception, Attention and Awareness

Phantom Limb Syndrome

Necker Cube

Gestalt Psychology

Rogue Test

Week 4 = Learning

Ivan Pavlov

(1849-1936)🇷🇺

Habituation

Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) 🇦🇹

Burrhus Frederic (B.F.) Skinner

(1904-1990) 🇺🇸

Mirror Neurons

Bandura's Bobo Doll

Week 5 = Memory

Leading Questions

Week 6 = The Social Mind

Solomon Asch

(1907-1996) 🇵🇱🇺🇸

Line judgement task

Milgram Experiment

Philip Zimbardo

(1933-now) 🇺🇸🇮🇹

Week 7 = Mental Illness

Week 8 = Videos By Request

Franz Anton Mesmer

(1734-1815) 🇩🇪

Jean Piaget

(1896-1980) 🇨🇭

Mary Ainsworth

(1935-1999) 🇺🇸🇨🇦

Sir Francis Galton

(1822-1911) 🇬🇧

Alfred Binet

(1857-1911) 🇫🇷