The Origin and Importance of Learning the Basic Principles and Methodology of Psychology

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This course has proved to be immensely stimulating and the professor has most definitely imparted knowledge pertaining to psychology in a very comprehensive and relative manner. We start out with the very basics of Psychology and we try to build up from those fundamental concepts such that it is not only easy to retain the concepts but also apply them in everyday definition. While building this rudimentary level, we learn that the first instance of learning about conscience can be dated as far back as the advancement of the European society. Europe, as we all know, emerged from the ancient Roman civilization. The pertinent facts about life in that fascinating era are, needless to say, out of the scope of any Psychology course. However, it must be understood that the ancient Romans formed what we can fairly classify as the original civilization. They laid down the model of governance and in doing so made people realize their basic rights. This process of self-actualization triggered a domino effect of the development of the human soul. We can skim through the Greek and Athenian history in order to find myriads of philosophers and great thinkers, who can be credited with the construction of conscious thought. One such Greek philosopher, Thales, is known for using the notion behind physical materials, to understand the evolution of individualistic souls. He stated, quite theologically at that, that humans are made of a simple substance like clay and the only thing that

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