Advanced Topics in Experimental Psychology

Description

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.

Students study advanced topics in the area of experimental psychology including cognition, cognitive development, perception, learning and neuroscience. A wide range of topics within each of these three areas will be offered and may vary from year to year.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Search for relevant and suitable reading material

2. Interpret this material

3. Critically evaluate the material

4. Verbally present information in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation

5. Present information in written format in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation

6. Knowledge: Students will be expected to gain knowledge in their topic area at an advanced level.

Content

As the course deals with current research in experimental psychology, the list of topics will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Postgraduate).

Assumed Knowledge

An APS accredited sequence in Psychology (years 1 - 3)

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

Contact Hours

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term