Undergraduate Course: Psychology 1: mind and brain (VS2) (PSYL08008)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Part-year visiting students only
|Summary||A one-semester introduction to contemporary scientific psychology, focussing on areas relating to mind and brain, namely: biological bases of behaviour, language and thinking, memory and perception.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| On completion of each section of the lecture course, students should be able to:
- Define key psychological concepts and illustrate them with relevant examples.
- Understand basic theoretical questions and arguments.
- Outline the types of research methods used in addressing these questions.
- Summarise some classic and some recent findings.
- Discuss how these findings relate to theoretical questions and arguments.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Students are required to attend 4 fortnightly tutorials (4 hours in total)
|Course organiser||Dr Adam Moore
Tel: (0131 6)50 3369