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Brain and Behaviour

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: PSY70011

Contact Hours: Recommended 10-12 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit introduces students to the structure and function of the brain and how it interacts with the external world to generate thoughts, emotions and behaviour. Applications in health and mental illness are also introduced as well as ethical practice in psychological research.

Content

  • Sensation and perception
  • Biological aspects of psychology
  • Consciousness
  • Motivation and emotion
  • Neuropsychology
  • Health and abnormal psychology

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