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PSY2020 Motivation and Emotion

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Professional Pathway Psych
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 16 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PSY1010

Overview

Motivation and emotion are intriguing but complex biopsychosocial phenomena that underpin all human behaviour. This course introduces students to theory and research related to human motivation and emotion, which are integral to understanding human psychology.

It will cover several interrelated topics in motivation and emotion, such as drives and instincts, theories of motivation, consciousness and volitional behaviour, self-control and self-regulation, the structure and function of emotions, relationships between emotion and cognition, and the regulation of emotions.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 16 May 2022