9.00SC Introduction to Psychology
9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (Fall 2011, MIT OCW). Instructor: Professor John Gabrieli. This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 16 - Personality|
What type of personality do you have? What factors can influence our personality? In this session, we will study different types of personalities, the ways in which we measure personality, and how cognition and learning can contribute to make us unique individuals.
Readings. Lecture Slides (PDF). Lecture Videos: View by Chapter. Discussion: Personality. Check Yourself. Further Study.
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