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- Unit Introduction and History and Methods in Psychology
- History and Motivation
- Social Motivation
- Psychological Problems
- Biological Bases of Behaviour
- Examination Preparation
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This unit introduces students to the discipline of psychology through a focus on the physiological bases of behaviour; learning; motivation; the nature of personality and psychopathology; and cross-cultural and Indigenous psychology. The unit conveys information about substantive material, and assumptions of theory associated with the science and profession of psychology through lecture and tutorial/practical classes. The unit introduces students to research methods in psychology through a series of methodology lectures. A further important aim of the unit is to develop students' competency in critical thinking and essay writing in psychology.
- Research Participation (5%)
- Weekly research design quizzes (10%)
- Tutorial Assessment (10%)
- Lecture quizzes (week 7 and week 13) (10%)
- Essay 1250 words (25%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
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