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Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology

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Our Intro to Psychology course is an affordable way to earn transferable college credit. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging psychology topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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14 chapters in Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology

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Lesson 1 - Intro to Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Psychology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Psychology Is a Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Two Early Approaches: Functionalism and Structuralism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Three Later Approaches: Gestalt, Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Psychology after 1950: Overview of Specializations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ethics of Psychological Experiments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Classical Conditioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Watson and Little Albert Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Operant Conditioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Shaping Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Scheduling Reinforcement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Prisoner's Dilemma Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Observation and Insight Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Biological Limits on Conditioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Intro to Intelligence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[41].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[41].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - History of Intelligence Testing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Biological Bases of Intelligence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Multiple Intelligences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Creativity and Divergent Thinking Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Language? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Information Processing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Categorizing Memory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Attention and Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Processing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Improving Short Term Memory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Improving Long Term Memory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Memory Distortion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Types of Heuristics: Availability, Representativeness & Base-Rate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Introduction to Emotions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Categorizing Emotions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Theories of Emotion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Fight or Flight Response Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Stressed by Stress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Positive Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Intro to Motivation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Hunger Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Intro to Developmental Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[66].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[66].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Prenatal Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Infant Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Harlow's Monkeys Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Assimilation and Accommodation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[71].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[71].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Parenting Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Erikson's Stages of Identity Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Intro to Personality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Behavioral Genetics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[77].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[77].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Id, Ego and Superego Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Freudian Defense Mechanisms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Freud's Stages of Psychosexual Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Humanistic Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[81].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[81].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Outmoded Approaches to Personality Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Trait Assessment Testing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Intro to Social Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Stereotypes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[86].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[86].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Attitudes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[87].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[87].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Attraction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[88].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[88].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Attribution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Persuasion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[90].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[90].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Conformity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[91].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[91].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Obedience and Authority Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[92].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[92].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Group Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[93].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[93].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Aggression Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[94].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[94].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Altruism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[95].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[95].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Definition of Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[97].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[97].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Classification and Diagnosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[98].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[98].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Anxiety Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[99].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[99].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Mood Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[100].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[100].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Dissociative Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Somatoform Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Substance Related Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Schizophrenia Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Eating Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Personality Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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