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Unlike the introduction to Psychology class I am currently enrolled in, this course focuses less on figuring out why humans behave a certain way and more on how the human mind works. “The Brain and Space” is all about spatial recognition: How does the brain see? How do we adapt to changes in our environment? How do we notice these changes? How can we tell the difference between various objects like trees and bushes? How can we tell when something is far away or near? To make it clearer, The Bra...
I am taking an online intro to psychology this summer through Coursera. I will be documenting my journey here. Similar to most courses that I’ve taken, the class starts with a history of psychology, with a special focus on American psychology. The first reading focused on the development o...