10 episodes

Introduction to Psychology is one of the courses offered by Faculty of Applied Social Sciences at Open University Malaysia (OUM). This course is offered to all students taking the Bachelor of Psychology programme. This module aims to introduce the general knowledge and basic concepts in psychology and explain psychology as a study of human science.

(Podcast) Introduction to Psychology Open University Malaysia

    • Social Sciences

Introduction to Psychology is one of the courses offered by Faculty of Applied Social Sciences at Open University Malaysia (OUM). This course is offered to all students taking the Bachelor of Psychology programme. This module aims to introduce the general knowledge and basic concepts in psychology and explain psychology as a study of human science.

    Episode 1 - Introduction

    Episode 1 - Introduction

    Episode 1 begins with a discussion on the basic history of psychology, approaches to psychology and ethics of psychological research.

    • 11 min
    Episode 2 - Biological Psychology

    Episode 2 - Biological Psychology

    Episode 2 introduces the field of biological psychology. It describes the link between psychology and our biological systems (e.g. the central nervous system, brain, and endocrine glands).

    • 11 min
    Episode 3 - Sensation & Perception

    Episode 3 - Sensation & Perception

    Episode 3 explores sensation and perception. It explains how we use our senses (e.g. sight, smell, taste, touch, sound) to perceive the world around us.

    • 6 min
    Episode 4 - Consciousness

    Episode 4 - Consciousness

    Episode 4 discusses the subject of consciousness. Various states of consciousness are discussed such as sleep, dreams, hypnosis and altered states of consciousness induced by psychoactive drugs.

    • 10 min
    Episode 5 - Learning

    Episode 5 - Learning

    Episode 5 examines what is learning and how we learn.

    • 10 min
    Episode 6 - Memory

    Episode 6 - Memory

    Episode 6 explores memory. It describes models of memory, long term memory, and the physical aspects of memory.

    • 6 min

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