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Biology and Behaviour in Psychology


Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

Gain a good understanding of biology and human behaviour


Students: 16,175
Course Description

This free online learning course introduces the learner to the basic principles of Psychology from both a behavioural and biological perspective. The topics include classical and operant conditioning, the brain and the nervous system, stress and states of consciousness.
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All ALISON graduates are entitled to certification. This free Psychology course is an excellent complement to face-to-face classes and as a study guide or for those who would like to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of Psychology.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will gain a good knowledge of classical and operant conditioning. You will be more familiar with different concepts of learning theory and states of consciousness.
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You will be able to identify the biological basis of behaviour. This course will help you understand types of stress and the relationship between stress and disease.
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Module Title
Classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Learning theory
States of consciousness
The biological basis for behaviour
Stress
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Biology and Behaviour in Psychology
Course # 234
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 6
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This free online learning course introduces the learner to the basic principles of Psychology from both a behavioural and biological perspective. The topics include classical and operant conditioning, the brain and the nervous system, stress and states of consciousness. All ALISON graduates are entitled to certification. This free Psychology course is an excellent complement to face-to-face classes and as a study guide or for those who would like to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of Psychology.
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Release Date 11 February 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Katrina Wall United Kingdom Really interesting and enjoyable course 2014-12-13 00:12:43
  • Leisa Heath United States of America I found this so interesting. Psychology has always fascinated me. I enjoyed thoroughly 2014-12-07 03:12:25
  • Sally Clapham United Kingdom Brilliant short course! Fingers crossed the 'finish' button has worked this time. 2014-12-02 18:12:10
  • gurpreet kaur United Kingdom I like this course 2014-11-29 08:11:59
  • James Ribeiro United States of America Excellent learning experience 2014-11-27 01:11:28
  • Syed Zia-ul-hassan Pakistan The design and contents of the course make easy to learn and grasp the topic. 2014-11-26 16:11:34
  • Grainne Fallon Ireland Graphics and diagrams could be updated, show diagrams of where exactly each lobe is in relation to each other. Thanks 2014-11-25 15:11:32
  • Razafindrakoto Rivojaona Madagascar This course is very important for all people who want to build careers in teaching, training ... Thank you very much for this subject, it was very interesting 2014-11-25 07:11:43
  • 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
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