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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: 20,433
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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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 Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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    David Molyneux United Kingdom A good starter course for this subject.Very interesting. 2015-04-23 16:04:45
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    Jen Crone Canada Informative, interesting and valuable material. 2015-04-18 05:04:19
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    Grace Diaz Philippines Thanks for making this course easy to understand, with no time limits and have the opportunity to take re-tests. :) God bless you all. 2015-04-17 15:04:03
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    Jo-anna Turner United Kingdom I really enjoyed this course. It was very interesting and very well explained. 2015-03-26 11:03:17
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    robert kirbo United States of America Great course. Even my wife is impressed with what I learned 2015-02-26 21:02:55
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    Wendy Ryan South Africa This was a very interesting course and as it's something that I am interested in, I will definitely do more research into these topics. 2015-02-24 08:02:28
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    Marla McDermott United States of America very informative 2015-02-19 02:02:28
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    KHRISTINA SEALS United States of America This was a nice refresher course. 2015-02-06 15:02:27
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    ANGELA RODRIGUEZ United States of America Lots of new information I've had to study harder than normal. Rewarding and informative. 2015-01-30 09:01:44
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    Darren Gregory Canada Well put together. Great for review. 2015-01-16 04:01:25
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