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Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science, what we can study are the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul and its prospects of surviving the death of the body. Why are soul and afterlife beliefs so common in human history? Are there adaptive advantages to assuming souls exist? Are there brain structures that have been shaped by environmental pressures that provide the foundation of body/mind dualism that is such a prominent feature of many religions? How do these beliefs shape the worldviews of different cultures and our collective lives? What is the role of competing afterlife beliefs in religion, science, politics, and war? This course explores several facets of this relatively unexplored but profoundly important aspect of human thought and behavior. The course consists mainly of 70 to 80 minute lectures, typically broken up into 3 segments, recorded from a course offered by Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences. These videos include slides and some embedded video clips. Most lectures are accompanied by slides used during the lecture, also including recommended reading assignment which may provide additional opportunities to reflect on your studies. Due to the lengthiness of this class and natural progression, the online course has been separated into 3 units, this is Unit 3....
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1

Section
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1 heure pour terminer

Introduction to Unit 3

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Reading
1 vidéo (Total 20 min), 2 lectures
Video1 vidéo
Reading2 lectures
Welcome to the Course10 min
Learner Support10 min

2

Section
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2 heures pour terminer

Evolutionary Psychology

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Reading
3 vidéos (Total 76 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video3 vidéos
Evolutionary Psychology Part B23 min
Evolutionary Psychology Part C27 min
Reading1 lecture
Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 130 min

3

Section
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1 heure pour terminer

The Evolution of the Human Brain

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Reading
3 vidéos (Total 70 min)
Video3 vidéos
The Evolution of the Human Brain Part B22 min
The Evolution of the Human Brain Part C25 min

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Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

The Human Spark

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Reading
4 vidéos (Total 95 min), 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
The Human Spark Part B22 min
The Human Spark Part C12 min
NPR audio interview - Richard Leakey Reflects On Human Past And Future35 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 230 min
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par JCApr 6th 2018

Very interesting and engaging course. Loved the work that Professors Ogilvy and Hamilton did to put the 3 units together.

par PKSep 8th 2017

Amazing, thought provoking, engaging, and educational course

Enseignants

Prof. Daniel M. Ogilvie

Professor of Psychology
Psychology

Prof. Leonard W. Hamilton

Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology

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