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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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完成时间为 1 小时

Introduction to Unit 3

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Reading
1 个视频(共 20 分钟), 2 个阅读材料
Video1 个视频
Introduction20分钟
Reading2 个阅读材料
Welcome to the Course10分钟
Learner Support10分钟

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Evolutionary Psychology

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Reading
3 个视频(共 76 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video3 个视频
Evolutionary Psychology Part B23分钟
Evolutionary Psychology Part C27分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Quiz 130分钟

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The Evolution of the Human Brain

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Reading
3 个视频(共 70 分钟)
Video3 个视频
The Evolution of the Human Brain Part B22分钟
The Evolution of the Human Brain Part C25分钟

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The Human Spark

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Reading
4 个视频(共 95 分钟), 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
The Human Spark Part B22分钟
The Human Spark Part C12分钟
NPR audio interview - Richard Leakey Reflects On Human Past And Future35分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Quiz 230分钟
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创建者 JCApr 6th 2018

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

创建者 PKSep 8th 2017

Amazing, thought provoking, engaging, and educational course

讲师

Prof. Daniel M. Ogilvie

Professor of Psychology
Psychology

Prof. Leonard W. Hamilton

Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology

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