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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

  • Monica Jackson United States of America nice 2014-07-27 17:07:14
  • Liam Skillen United Kingdom thought this was a great course and cant wait to do another, would certainly recommend. 2014-07-27 13:07:55
  • Maudie Massey United States of America This course was very informative , and I was able to learn at my own pace . 2014-07-17 19:07:41
  • Patricia Godden-husbands United Kingdom This was a very good learning course. I work with dementia patients and the resources were useful for my practice. 2014-07-12 12:07:29
  • Awuni Apuko Peter Ghana Psychology is one course I love to learn to the highest level possible, I belief that psychology is very important. Human interaction is inevitable are our lifespan and this certificate serves as a complement. 2014-07-11 16:07:04
  • Lissa Wadiamu Ijudigal Jidayi Nigeria I have just completed the diploma in Psychology course and it was very enlightening. I now have a broader insight the Psychology field and I am now prepared to take my studies further to the Undergraduate level. 2014-07-08 20:07:22
  • Denise Benedict United States of America so far it is a great review and learning experience 2014-07-08 02:07:13
  • Kulasekaran Krishnan India I have completed my course 2014-07-08 02:07:21
  • Mohamad Adam Mohamed Somalia I'm very interesting to start this course, cause o i like psychology very much, So I will complete the course, If Allah Wills. 2014-07-03 07:07:03
  • Vinay Mahajan India Comprehensive Content and nicely presented! Enjoyed very much! 2014-07-02 21:07:38
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Diploma in Psychology

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