This course is one of two introductory psychology courses providing foundational knowledge of the primary subdisciplines of psychology. Topics covered include biological bases of behaviour; learning and memory; emotion and motivation, and developmental psychology. You’ll also be introduced to research methods and their applications.
- Critically appraise academic literature in psychology and evaluate its significance regarding foundational psychology across cultures.
- Evaluate the major theories of biological bases of behaviour, learning, memory, motivation and emotion.
- Critically review key theoretical psychological perspectives on the stages of human development.
- Exemplify effective written communication skills, including knowledge of APA style.