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Individual Differences

Enrolment code: KHA318

Offered: Hobart: semester 1,

Special note: Level 300 elective unit which may be taken as part of psychology major

Unit description:

Develops a knowledge of the concepts, approaches, major findings and their different interpretations in the range of psychological differences between people. Lectures review some of the issues related to the psychological concept of intelligence and the major theories of cognitive abilities, and briefly consider the psychometric structures proposed for personality. Applications to group differences and social outcomes such as reading, crime and employment are then considered. The laboratory component involves the application of appropriate research techniques to the study of topics covered in the lectures. Current research in related areas is also presented.

Staff Mr JRM Alexander (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2-hr lecture, 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites KHA201 or KHA200 or KHA250  
Corequisites KHA301  
Mutual exclusions KHA326  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (50%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%). Satisfactory performance in the lab component is required for a full pass Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Psychology  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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