Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit provides an introduction to major theoretical areas in cognitive and biological psychology, and associated practical applications. Topics include biological psychology, sensation, perception and memory, language, thinking and reasoning, motivation and emotion, and states of consciousness. In practical exercises, students are introduced to psychological research and related theory through demonstrations and activities. Critical thinking and analysis are emphasised in discussions of contemporary research and debates.
|Unit name||Brain, Mind and Emotion|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Allison Matthews (Hobart) and Dr Cynthia Honan (Launceston)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||090701|
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 hour lecture weekly, 10 x 1 hour practicals, plus self-directed practical activities
Online quizzes (20%), 1,250 essay (30%), final examination (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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