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- Historical basis of modern psychology
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- Biological bases for human behavior
- Motivation, needs, perception and sensation
- Psychological aspects of emotion and stress
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- Seep and other states of human consciousness
- Social psychology basics
- Theories and disorders related to abnormal psychology
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