PSYC6740

Advanced Topics in Experimental Psychology

10 Units

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence. Students study advanced topics in the area of experimental psychology including cognition, cognitive development, perception, learning and neuroscience. A wide range of topics within each of these three areas will be offered and may vary from year to year.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Search for relevant and suitable reading material
  2. Interpret this material
  3. Critically evaluate the material
  4. Verbally present information in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation
  5. Present information in written format in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation
  6. Knowledge: Students will be expected to gain knowledge in their topic area at an advanced level.
Content

As the course deals with current research in experimental psychology, the list of topics will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Assumed Knowledge An APS accredited sequence in Psychology (years 1 - 3)
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
  • Presentation: Presentations - Individual
Contact Hours
  • Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6740

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