Lecture 1: Introduction to Psychology
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Jan. 4, 2013, recorded: January 2011, views: 582
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This session is an introduction to the subject of psychology: the scientific study of how we think, feel and act. The lecture features some fascinating examples and fun demonstrations on topics like optical illusions, limits of visual attention, the power of suggestion in memories, and the relationship between how we feel and how we act.
Keywords: perception, optical illusion, visual memory, visual attention, listening, automaticity, prediction, thinking, feeling, acting
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