Diploma in Psychology
ALISON's free online Diploma in Psychology is an engaging course, and is packed with features to help students understand and evaluate classic and contemporary psychology. It is ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of psychology, and will be of great benefit to students in their career progression.
Topics covered include classical conditioning, learning theory, the biological basis of behaviour, visual perceptions, memory, and cognition.
The Research Methodology section allows students to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by psychologists.
Increase your understanding of psychology theories, ethical issues and much more
Upon completion of this psychology course you will have an understanding of classical conditioning terms, ethical issues and much more. It will teach you operant conditioning such as practice, punishment and learning aspects. You will have a good knowledge of psychology of attention such as visual perception, visual illusions, memory, sensory and different theories. This course will help you understand the research methods in psychology, including aspects such as ethical considerations, professional conduct, negative correlation, scatter diagram, strength of correlation when measuring a relationship between variables, placebo effect, random and stratified sampling. This course will be extremely beneficial to you when learning how to write references from journals, books, the internet and CD-ROMS.
- Classical conditioning
- Operant conditioning
- Learning theory
- States of consciousness
- The biological basis for behaviour
- Visual perception
- Visual Illusions
- Enhancing retrieval and memory
- Memory revision crossword
- Sensory, short term and long term memory
- Theories on forgetting
- Research methods in Psychology
- Empirical research