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Brain and Behaviour

Undergraduate | TAS-PSY112 | 2024

Combine psychology and biology in this exploration of the relationship between brain activity and human behaviour. You’ll begin to unpack how the brain influences thoughts and emotions. Build your skills in finding and interpreting scientific research.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Brain and Behaviour

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain key theories and concepts in biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning, motivation and emotion, human development, language, and states of consciousness.
    2. Describe how scientific research is used to examine psychological phenomena and underlying biological processes.
    3. Implement practical skills in research by sourcing, interpreting and communicating scientific information.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 2 hour online lecture module weekly; 1 x 2 hour practical class weekly; 2 hours independent learning weekly

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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