Introduction to Psychology will touch on a number of different topics including The Science of Psychology, Sensation, Perception, Memory, Metacognition, Social Cognition, Attitudes and Emotions, Interpersonal processes, Development & Health Psychology, and Clinical Psychology.
Pre-requisite of PSYC1010, PSYC1014, PSYC1017, PSYC1018, PSYC1019, PSYC1021, PSYC2003, PSYC2007, PSYC2018, PSYC2021, PSYC2025, PSYC2026, PSYC3002, PSYC3015, PSYC3024, PSYC3045, PSYC3048, PSYC3052, PSYC3056, PSYC3059, PSYC3061, PSYC3068, PSYC3071.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Recognise the diversity of approaches to the scientific study of Psychology
- Critically evaluate theories and data in Psychology
- Outline main experimental findings, interpretations and theories relevant to the covered areas of psychological research
- Describe the important issues and current questions in each area covered.
Topics covered include:
The Science of Psychology
Attitudes and Emotions
Development & Health Psychology
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Weekly lectures plus practice quizzes, recorded lectures (if possible), lecture notes, short movies, and handouts. Most module materials are available through Blackboard, which can be accessed at: http://www.blackboard.soton.ac.uk
|Total study time||150|
Resources & Reading list
Martin, G.N., Carlson, N.R, & Buskist, W. (2013). Psychology. Pearson.
Summative assessment description
Referral assessment description
Repeat type: Internal & External