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Psychology 312: History and Systems of Psychology has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. 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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17 Chapters in Psychology 312: History and Systems of Psychology

17 chapters in Psychology 312: History and Systems of Psychology

Ch 1. Studying the History of Psychology {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[290525].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is Psychology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding the Subjective Nature of History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61651].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61651].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Historical Data: Issues, Methods & Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Culture & Discrimination in Psychology: Influence & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Politics & Economics in Psychology: Influence & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Personalistic v. Naturalistic Theories of Scientific History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is The Philosophy of Science? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Psychological Approaches: Functionalism, Structuralism, Gestalt, Psychoanalysis & Behaviorism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42942].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42942].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Three Later Approaches: Gestalt, Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Psychological Specializations: Cognitive, Humanistic, Social, Developmental & Clinical Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Birth of Philosophy: The Presocratics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Greek Philosophy: History, Influence & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Stoicism: Understanding Roman Moral Philosophy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1046].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1046].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Renaissance & the Development of Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Clockwork Universe & Psychology: Mechanism, Determinism & Reductionism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Early Modern Rationalism: Descartes & Leibniz Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39300].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39300].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Dualism and Early Psychological Thought Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Auguste Comte: Theories & Contributions to Sociology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7994].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7994].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - John Locke's Theory of Empiricism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39297].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39297].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - George Berkeley on Empiricism & Idealism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39298].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39298].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Empiricism & David Hume Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - British Associationism: History, Theories & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Biological and Medical History of Abnormality in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Franz Joseph Gall & Phrenology Theory: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Phineas Gage's Story in Psychology: Brain Damage & Personality Changes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4952].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4952].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Luigi Galvani's Contributions to Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Electrical Stimulation Method: Theorists, Research & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Law of Specific Nerve Energies: Definition & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Young-Helmholtz Theory of Color Perception Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4038].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4038].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Gustav Fechner: Psychology Theory & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4013].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4013].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Psychophysics: Definition & Fundamentals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Absolute Threshold: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Difference Threshold: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4011].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4011].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Two-Point Threshold: Example, Use & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Herbert Spencer: Theory & Social Darwinism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Evolution of Machines & Psychology: Samuel Butler & Herman Hollerith Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - William James & Psychology: Theories, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2688].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2688].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Functionalist Perspective of Inequality & Gender Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290591].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290591].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - G. Stanley Hall: Biography, Theory & Contributions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Structuralism v. Functionalism in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Chicago School of Functionalism: Psychologists & Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290595].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290595].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Psychodynamic Psychology: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - James McKeen Cattell: Work & Impact on Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Alfred Binet: Theory & Test Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Lewis Terman: Biography & Intelligence Quotient Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57200].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57200].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Henry Goddard: Eugenicist & Inheritability of Intelligence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Clinical Psychology Movement: History & Lighnter Witmer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Industrial-Organizational Psychology: History, Movement & Walter Dill Scott Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Army Alpha & Army Beta & Psychology: History, Theories & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Hawthorne Studies in Management: Summary & Conclusions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Hugo Munsterberg's Contributions to Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Edward Chace Tolman & Purposive Behaviorism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Clark Leonard Hull: Methodology & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cognitive Map: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Intervening Variable: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Latent Learning: Definition, History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63898].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63898].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - B.F. Skinner's Theories: Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2672].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2672].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Operant Conditioning in Psychology: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Reinforcement and Punishment: Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Albert Bandura: Social-Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control: Definition and Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Gestalt Psychology: Definition & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Gestalt Theory and Perceptual Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12007].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12007].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Phi Phenomenon: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57198].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57198].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Wolfgang Kohler: Biography & Contributions to Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Insight Learning - Wolfgang Kohler: Theory, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4712].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4712].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Harlow's Monkeys: Experiment, Comfort & Socialization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Kurt Lewin: Experiments, Theories & Contributions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10014].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10014].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Zeigarnik Effect: Field Theory & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Harry Helson: Gestalt Psychology & Adaptation-Level Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Psychoanalysis Theory: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3364].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3364].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Freud's Theory of the Id, Ego & Superego: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Freudian Defense Mechanisms: Definition, Levels & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Freud's Stages of Psychosexual Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Anna Freud: Biography & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53878].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53878].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Freud and Erikson's Approaches to Psychoanalytic Theory: Differences & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5302].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5302].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Basic Anxiety & Neurosis: Karen Horney's Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Carl Jung's Theories: Personality, Psyche & Dreams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3362].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3362].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Alfred Adler's Theories: Overview & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Psychoanalytic Therapy: Free Association, Dream Analysis and Transference & Resistance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14018].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14018].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Humanistic Approach in Psychology: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Abraham Maslow's Contribution to the Humanistic Movement in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Gordon Allport's Personality Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Cognitive Psychology? - Definition & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3361].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3361].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Jean Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - George Miller, Psychologist: Theories on Short Term Memory, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4880].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4880].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Evolutionary Psychology: Theory & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2692].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2692].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Sociobiology: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10949].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10949].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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