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Language in the Brain &Mouth

      School: Yale University   Lecture Title: How Do We Communicate?: Language in the Brain, Mouth   Lecture Summary: One of the most uniquely human abilities is the capacity for creating and understanding language. This lecture introduces students to the major topics within the study of language: phonology, morphology, syntax and recursion. This […]

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Freud

School: Yale University Lecture Title: Introduction To Freud Lecture Summary: This lecture introduces students to the theories of Sigmund Freud, including a brief biographical description and his contributions to the field of psychology. The limitations of his theories of psychoanalysis are covered in detail, as well as the ways in which his conception of the […]

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BF Skinner

      School: Yale University   Lecture Title: Foundations: BF Skinner   Lecture Summary: Professor Bloom opens with a brief discussion of the value and evolutionary basis of unconscious processing. The rest of this lecture introduces students to the theory of Behaviorism, particularly the work of prominent behaviorist, B. F. Skinner. Different types of […]

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This is Your Brain

      School: Yale Unversity   Lecture Title: This is Your Brain   Lecture Summary: This lecture introduces students to two broad theories of how the mind relates to the body. Dualism is the ubiquitous and intuitive feeling that our conscious mind is separate from our physical bodies, whereas Materialism is the idea that […]

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Introduction to Psychology

      School: Yale University   Lecture Title: Introduction to Psychology   Lecture Summary: Professor Paul Bloom welcomes students and presents the course as a comprehensive introduction to the study of the human mind. Course readings and requirements are discussed.   The five main branches of psychology are presented: neuroscience, which is a study […]

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