What is a Mind?
Explore the most pertinent scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds with this free online course
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in psychology and the mind. The course will also appeal to practitioners, students and researchers from a range of disciplines, whose work directly or indirectly looks at the mind and the brain. This includes, but is not limited to neuroscience, psychology, psychoanalysis, philosophy, psychiatry and neurology.
What topics will you cover?
Understanding the Mind
Intentionality and the Unconscious
Changing the Mind
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds.
Discuss four aspects of the mind, namely subjectivity, intentionality, consciousness and agency.
Reflect on what it is to be a mind, why we have a mind and what it feels like to have a mind.