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Human Behavior - Introduction to Advanced Processes

Study the human behavior from advanced cognitive processes of learning, memory, and language in this free online course.

Psychology
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Human Behavior - Introduction to Advanced Processes is a free online course that will enable you to gain insight into the science of human behavior and mechanisms of various human operations. Learn about some of the advanced human psychological processes from learning principles, memory processes, and language development. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of the patterns of human interaction!
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Human Behavior - Introduction to Advanced Processes is a free online course that will give you insight into the science of human behavior and some advanced cognitive processes. This course will help you understand vital elements and mechanisms of the human behavioral system. First, you will learn about the fundamental principles of learning and the various types of learning in determining the science of human behavior.

Then, you will study the forms of classical conditioning and some exceptions to the rules of classical conditioning. You will also discuss the forms of associative learning, operant learning, and observational learning. Next, you will discuss the processes and models of human memory and Ebbinghaus' research findings on human memory. You will also study the types of memory as well as the concepts of memory distortion and memory construction. Finally, you will discuss the development of language, types of thought processes, and problem-solving strategies.

This free online course will enable you to explore the processes of human behavior, factors affecting human learning and memory, and the mechanisms of various human behavioral patterns. This course will be of immense interest to students, researchers, health professionals, psychologists, and anyone with an interest in understanding human interactions. Register for this course today and improve your knowledge of human cognitive processes.

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Learning Outcomes

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


  • Explain the basic principles of classical conditioning
  • Analyze the use of reinforcements and punishments in operant conditioning
  • Summarize the basic principles of observational learning
  • Evaluate the research findings of Hermann Ebbinghaus from his experimental study of memory
  • Analyze the various types of human memory
  • Distinguish between memory distortion and memory construction
  • Identify the factors affecting the accuracy of eyewitness testimonies
  • Discuss the development of language
  • Distinguish the types of thought processes
  • Indicate various problem-solving strategies

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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An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

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