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Understanding Human Behaviour (6 points)


Leader: Debra Manning, Maurie Hasen, Catherine Haigh

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)

Synopsis: The unit provides an introduction to the study of human behaviour, covering aspects such as brain structure and function, sensation, perception, consciousness and its many states, learning and conditioning, memory, cognition, motivation, emotion, stress and coping.

Assessment: Laboratory report (1300 words): 25% + Tutorial presentation or online assignment (equivalent of 1200 words): 35% + Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week (2 hr lecture, 1 hr tutorial)

Prohibitions: APY1910, GSC1306, PSY1011, WEL1320

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