The University of British Columbia

AP® Psychology – Course 3: How the Mind Works

Delivered online

The University of British Columbia
4 weeks

Course description

Learn about the neuroscience and psychology of the mind including memory, thinking, reasoning, and language.

In this psychology course, you will learn about the mind and the psychology of learning, including coverage of classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and social learning. We will look at the psychology and neuroscience of cognition — including memory, thinking and reasoning. The course will conclude with the coverage of language.

This course includes video-based lectures and demonstrations, interviews with real research psychologists and a plethora of practice questions to help prepare you for that AP® Psychology exam.

This is the third in our six-course AP® Psychology sequence designed to prepare you for the AP® Psychology exam.

AP® Psychology – Course 1: What is Psychology

AP® Psychology – Course 2: How the Brain Works

AP® Psychology – Course 4: How Behavior Works

AP® Psychology – Course 5: Health and Behavior 

AP® Psychology – Course 6: Exam Preparation & Review

What you’ll learn

  • the fundamentals of learning and memory
  • the history of the study of learning — including classical and operant conditioning
  • the neuroscience and psychology of memory and other forms of cognition, like thinking, reasoning, and language