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Medium

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

XSIQ

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Modules in Diploma 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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Visual perception

This course covers topics in visual perception such as how light is focused on the retina, factors that affect visual perception, depth perception, and monocular and binocular depth perception.

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Visual Illusions

This course covers topics related to visual illusion such as the Muller-Lyer illusion, the Moon illusion, and the Ames room.

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Enhancing retrieval and memory

This course covers topics associated with memory such as mnemonics, acronyms, acrostics, narrative chaining, and the peg word method.

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Memory

This course covers aspects of memory such as encoding, storage, and retrieval, and how to measure retention.

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Memory revision crossword

This course is an interactive game to revise the topic of memory .

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Sensory, short term and long term memory

This course covers topics in memory such as sensory, short-term and long-term memory, the semantic netwrok theory, the serial position effect, and maintenance and elaborative rehearsal.

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Theories on forgetting

This course covers topics associated with forgetting such as Ebbinghaus and the Forgetting curve, amnesia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Research methods in Psychology

This course covers topics associated with research methods such as participant selection and allocation, the placebo effect, controlof extraneous variables, hyoptheses, inferring from data, correlation, and consent procedures.

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Empirical research

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

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Assessment

Score 80% or more in your assessment and you can obtain a Diploma parchment for this course.


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Comments & Reviews

  • Emilia Otang Cameroon I will like to thank Alison for the wonderful creativity for this free access to the different courses online which gives each and everyone interesting out there the opportunity to learn freely and easy. The topic is broad and demanding but very potential as it speaks more of child's psychology which is the base of teaching and learning processes to the child in the home, school and the society. , 2014-11-09 21:11:34
  • David Cheston lamptey Ghana my opinion about these course , l think it a great and marvelous Diploma course, it helps us to further our thought and to prove the psychological knowledge to the nations, it also influences others people to see how great psychology work and how importance it is. l testify that it a great course and it has a lot, l encourage any one of us to further them selves in psychology too because it great and wonderful. 2014-10-31 22:10:20
  • Susan Saunders United States of America Thought it was pretty informative. Each section from the thought process of memory and how its lost and retained tying into how the determination of research studies is organized and conducted... 2014-10-27 11:10:05
  • Hafsa Mustafa Pakistan It is quite lengthy. 2014-10-25 10:10:48
  • Clyde Joe Cassar Malta This was a very interesting course. I really enjoyed studying these modules. In my opinion everyone may benefit from this course. It is flowing, fills you with new knowledge and help you understand yourself better. Thank you 2014-10-21 14:10:38
  • Hayley Dooley United Kingdom My 3 children have autism so would be interesting to find out more of this and how they think 2014-10-04 17:10:40
  • Rowan Saker United Kingdom Great and in depth course. 2014-10-01 10:10:38
  • Emmeline Taumalolo New Zealand Overall, great job!! I would recommend it to anyone that is interested in, human behaviour & why people act a certain way. Great stepping stone to a Bachelor of Arts or BS degree. Thank you! I had fun!!! :) 2014-09-22 13:09:22
  • Emmeline Taumalolo New Zealand This course was very complicated I found. More scientific based!!! 2014-09-22 12:09:39
  • Emmeline Taumalolo New Zealand I think I would have enjoyed it more if the courses or paper's were based more on the cognitive brain & more emphasis on child psychology. 2014-09-22 12:09:19
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Diploma in Psychology

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