Courses & Units

Brain, Mind and Emotion KHA106

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


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
Unit code KHA106
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology

Dr Allison Matthews (Hobart) and Dr Cynthia Honan (Launceston)

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

2 hour lecture weekly, 10 x 1 hour practicals, plus self-directed practical activities


Online quizzes (20%), 1,250 essay (30%), final examination (50%)

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