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What you will learn

Introduction of why psychology correlated to 17 SDGs

The Impact of Psychology on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

How to apply psychology to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Learning tips for implement SDGs in your daily life


Sustainable Development Indicators (SDGs) is a set of global goals formulated by the United Nations, aiming to promote the well-being of human beings and the planet, covering multiple aspects such as economy, society and environment. There are currently 17 core goals, broken down into 169 specific goals and 230 reference indicators. The relationship between psychology and sustainable development indicators is a complex and diverse issue, which may involve human values, motivation, emotion, cognition, behavior and other aspects. The relationship between the 17 sustainable development indicators and psychology is a broad and in-depth topic, which may be discussed from different angles and levels. For example, psychology can help us understand the influencing factors of human values, attitudes, knowledge, motivation, emotion and behavior on sustainable development, and propose effective strategies and methods to promote human beings’ recognition, participation and cooperation in sustainable development. contribution: 1. Psychology can also help us assess and improve aspects of human well-being, well-being, quality of life, and adaptability in various social, economic, and environmental fields covered by sustainable development indicators.

The outline of this course included 9 units listed below:

Unit 1 Introduction of why psychology correlated to 17 SDGs

Unit 2 Psychology for economic growth goals on Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere and Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Unit 3 Psychology for economic growth goals on Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all and Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Unit 4 Psychology for economic growth goals on Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all and Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

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Unit 5 Psychology for social progress goals on Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages and Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Unit 6 Psychology for social progress goals on Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls and Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Unit 7 Psychology for social progress goals on Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries and Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels and Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Unit 8 Psychology for environmental indicators on Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development and Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Unit 9 Psychology for environmental indicators on Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts



Unit 1 Introduction of why psychology correlated to 17 SDGs

Unit1-1 Introduction of Psychology for the Sustainable Development Goals
Unit1-2 Research method of Psychology for SDGs
Unit1-3 Why psychology matters SDGs?
Unit1-4 perceived facts vs. constructed ideas
Unit 1-5 learning SDGs with empathy from other’s experience
Unit 1-6 Ways to SDGs:ESG
Unit 1-7 Ways to SDGs: Good Life Goals
Unit 1-8 How to learn in this course

Unit 2 Psychology for economic growth goals on Goal 1. and Goal 2.

Unit2-1 Situation of poverty in current world
Unit 2-2 Psychological research: How Poverty Affects the Brain and Behavior
Unit 2-3 mechanisms between poverty and psychological factors
Unit 2-4 Poverty alleviation programs
Unit2-5 Psychology correlated to Hunger
Unit 2-7 What is the purpose of the 30 Famine campaign?
Unit 2-8