Psychology 101

introducingWelcome to Psychology 101!

Have a seat and make yourself comfortable, we are about to start class. Psychology 101 is a general psychology text adapted to an online guided format. It is authored by Dr. Christopher L. Heffner and was first published online in 2001.

This online text represents a summary of the major theories, concepts, and treatment approaches in the field of psychology. Following the text will provide you with a strong basic understanding of the field of psychology. It won’t make you a psychologist, but it’s a great place to start.

Have fun, and happy learning!

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods

Chapter 2: Biopsychology

Chapter 3: Personality Development

Chapter 4: Learning and Behavioral Psychology

Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception

Chapter 6: Memory, Intelligence and States of Mind

Chapter 7: Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 8: Social Psychology

Chapter 9: Psychopathology

Chapter 10: Psychotherapy


Author: Dr. Christopher L. Heffner
Licensed Psychologist
First Published: April 1, 2001