Introduction to Psychology
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- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- explain how psychological research, theories and principles contribute to an understanding of human development, learning, memory, personality, motivation, and social behaviour
- apply concepts from human development, learning, memory, personality, motivation, and social psychology to understand and predict behaviour in situations and experiences in everyday life
- collaborate to explain current events using psychological concepts, principles, theories and research.
- To be advised in subject outline
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
Broad outline of the nature, methods, and fields of psychology. Introduction to psychology and methodological issues related to the study of human beings and the relevance of both for interactions with individuals and groups. Introduction to social psychology, personality, development, learning, memory, and motivation.
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- Written Assignment (40%)
- Group Assignment (20%)
- Invigilated Examination (40%)
Psychology: The science of mind and behaviour, 3rd ed.
Passer, M. W.