Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours

Incompatible

PY255, PY290

Recommended prerequisite

Recommended companion

Course coordinator

Dr Philip Grove (Sem1), Dr Ada Kritikos (Sem 2).

Assessment methods

Research reports, tutorial work book, and online quizzes

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

All psychological phenomena are based in the brain and nervous system. This course overviews the rapidly expanding discipline of neuroscience as relevant to psychologists. Topics include neural changes during learning, cortical control of executive functions and language, control of movement and skilled actions as well as the biological bases of common mental disorders.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile