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PSY1020 Foundation Psychology B

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Psychology
Version produced : 24 April 2014

Synopsis

This course, in combination with PSY1010 Foundation Psychology A, is designed to provide students with an overall perspective of the scope, nature, and methods involved in psychological research. The major concepts examined in this course (via the 5 multiple choice CMA tests given during semester) include Memory and Learning Strategies, Research Methods in Psychology, the Biological Basis of Behaviour, Motivation and Emotion, Sensation and Perception, Learning through Classical and Operant Conditioning, Intelligence, Thought and Language, and Consciousness. Students will also build skills in writing for a Research report (Assignment 1). This assignment will be written in the style specified by the American Psychological Association (APA). In addition, students will participate in psychological research for course credit (Assignment 2).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba