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This unit provides an introduction to how theory and research in psychology can be applied to provide insight into human behaviour in a wide range of settings. Topics covered range from extreme sport to online behaviour, behaviour in organisations and extreme environments, in legal settings and emergencies, achievement and health behaviours. Weekly self-directed practical activities related to the lecture topics introduce students to psychological research and related theory and develop skills in critical thinking and analysis.

Summary 2020

Unit name Psychology in Action
Unit code KHA107
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology

Dr Jim Sauer

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

120 mins Lectures weekly, 60 minute self-directed Practicals weekly


1,500 word essay (30%), 10 weekly quizzes (10%), 2-hour multiple choice and essay exam (60%)

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