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An introduction to the brain and its role in thought and behaviour, and to perception, learning and cognition.
Psychology is a diverse and thriving science devoted to understanding behaviour and the human mind. In PSYC105 you will receive an introduction to the following areas: positive psychology; research methods; visual perception; judgment and decision making; learning and behaviour change; forensic psychology; neuropsychology; drugs and behaviour; memory and cognition; and health psychology. Details for the required readings will be provided in the relevant weeks on Learn.
LecturesLectures are pre-recorded and posted on Learn. The lectures for each week will be made available at 8am on Monday of that week. You can watch the lectures at a time that suits you. Laboratory TutorialsLabs are also pre-recorded and the lab and associated materials for each week will be made available at 8am on Monday of that week. You can work through the lab at a time that suits you; however, you will need to do so before you complete the assessed lab activity, which is due by 5pm the following Sunday.
Anna Cecelia Williams Hawes
There is no specific textbook in the traditional sense. The primary material, which is available to download free of charge, is from Noba - https://nobaproject.com/browse-content. Detailed information about the required readings will be provided on Learn.
Domestic fee $916.00
International fee $4,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing