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Advanced Human Behavior - Personality and Cognition

Study aspects of the human behavior from cognitive processes of personality and cognition from this free online course.

Psychology
Free Course
Advanced Human Behavior - Personality and Cognition is a free online course that will enable you to understand some important aspects of the patterns of human behavior. Learn about advanced cognitive processes from personality theories, cognitive dissonance, and patterns of human behavior in social influence and cognition. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of advanced psychological processes.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Advanced Human Behavior - Personality and Cognition is a free online course that will expose you to important details in the science of human behavior from some advanced human cognitive processes. This course will help you discover requisite theories and models of the human behavioral system. First, you will learn about opposing perspectives on personality such as the interactionist perspective and Freud's psychoanalytic theory of personality.

Then, you will study various theories of personality including the humanistic theories and trait theories. You will also discuss the scientific methods of measuring personality. Next, you will learn about social psychology, social thought, and the effects of counterfactual thinking. You will also study the elements of attribution and the sources of bias. Finally, you will discuss the cognitive approaches to persuasion, social behavior, and various forms of social influence in understanding patterns of human interaction.

This free online course offers an extensive guide of the advanced processes of personality, social influence, and social cognition in human behavior, including the mechanisms of these human cognitive processes. This course will be of immense interest to students, researchers, health professionals, psychologists, and anyone with an interest in understanding advanced human psychological processes. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of advanced cognitive processes.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:


  • Analyze the opposing views on the existence of personality
  • Evaluate the major theories of personality
  • Indicate the methods of measuring personality
  • Identify the key elements of attribution
  • Outline the sources of bias in the attribution process
  • Summarize the effects of counterfactual thinking
  • Identify the components of attitude
  • Indicate the cognitive approaches to persuasion
  • Recognize the techniques for reducing cognitive dissonance
  • Discuss the factors that modulate social behavior

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

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