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Great Intro to the Subject
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Introduction to Psychology is definitely a course that I would recommend anyone to take. You learn about both the physiological and sociological problems that people deal with, why they have varying disorders or mental problems, and you get to learn about the large, well oiled machine that's controlling how humans shape the world; the human brain.
Mr. Craft's Intro to Psychology class had many highlights and subjects that interested me throughout the semester. Although I personally was fond of his stories of riding his bicycle throughout the countryside of France, when it comes to what educational matters interested me the most, I would have to say learning about different psychological disorders and learning about psychoanalytical psychology. Psychoanalytical psychology is what the famous and quite controversial Sigmund Freud studied; the reason it interested me was that the contradiction between the far flung theories that psychologists made with the stunning lack of evidence to support the theories. On the other hand, the reason I was interested in disorders was because I had already heard about several of them and had seen actors play characters suffering from disorders on television, so I was excited to learn more about different mental illnesses people suffered from. Overall, learning about disorders was engaging and I learned things that I had never known before.
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Advice for students:
Although I would certainly recommend you to take this class, there are some things that I would advise you about. First and foremost, be prepared to pay attention in class and to do most of your learning in the classroom. During the majority of the time, Introduction to Psychology is a lecture type class that makes use of several presentations and slideshows. Due to the learning being on slideshows, there is very little homework to do outside the classroom. However, don't make the mistake of thinking you don't need to make an effort to do good in this class. The tests tend to be on the more difficult side, so I would highly recommend studying and learning the material fully, so that you can pass the tests with flying colors and end the semester with an A.