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Biology and Behaviour in Psychology


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Course Features

Video

None

Audio

Low

Animation

Low

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

XSIQ

Rating

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Learning Outcome

Modules in Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

Classical conditioning

This course covers classical conditioning, also known as respondent or Pavlovian conditioning.

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Operant conditioning

This course covers topics in operant conditioning such as learning, punishment, and operant conditioning in practice.

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Learning theory

This course covers empirical research in psychology and how to write references from journals, books, the Internet, and CD-ROMS.

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States of consciousness

This course covers topics related to states of consciousness such as waking consciousness, sleep, dreams, and sleep deprivation.

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The biological basis for behaviour

This course covers topics related to anatomy and function of the nervous system such as the cerebral hemispheres, the spinal cord, somatic and automatic nervous systems, and the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.

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Stress

This course covers physiological and psychological affects of prolonged exposure to arousal states such as stress.

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Comments & Reviews

  • Brenda Agostini United States of America By combining the two together has given me a better understanding on behavior and what takes place within the brain. II think thru practice and experience We can change how we respond to punishment 2014-11-20 08:11:31
  • Rabiu Sanusi Nigeria What a wonderful course. 2014-11-13 11:11:51
  • Vaiolelai Niu New Zealand This course helps me understand the biological basis for behaviour immensely. Great material. 2014-11-11 01:11:43
  • Vaiolelai Niu New Zealand Done. Very well illustrated course material. 2014-11-11 01:11:21
  • Anusha Sehgal Malaysia I have learned various physiological theories and I find this very beneficial for my course. Thank you 2014-11-09 06:11:59
  • Mavis Farrow United Kingdom Found it fascinating once I found my way around. Well formulated and informative. Enjoyed working through it. 2014-11-06 14:11:32
  • Okwuosa Maryjacob Nigeria I think biology and behavior are the fundamentals in psychology 2014-11-04 11:11:52
  • Ruth Evans United Kingdom I enjoyed this course. I did a psychology course some years ago and this served as a good reminder. 2014-10-30 22:10:44
  • John Daddie Mensah Ghana I really reviewed my lessons back to school. Kuddos! 2014-10-30 09:10:25
  • Joseph Dobbie United Kingdom This is a good course with the information provided clearly and in easy to digest segments. 2014-10-29 15:10:10
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Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

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