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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

  • Rajani Gyawali Nepal I liked this course very much. 2014-04-14 15:04:45
  • Mansoor Sayed Saudi Arabia D.Psychology its my favorite subject and i would like to thanks Alison for the given great opportunity. especially free course.it easy to study where or whenever we like. easy module and topics and explained deeply. i wish to say all who are learning with Alison, i already got 2 certificates. and continue to study more courses. once again thanks to Alison and all teams behind of this excellent project. 2014-04-08 20:04:58
  • Robina Shahin Pakistan I think it will be very informative and helpful for me. I did my master in Psychology and now I want to recieve diploma in Clinical Psychology. 2014-04-08 08:04:25
  • lorraine chikaodili Kenya It brings more understanding about human behavior 2014-04-07 16:04:54
  • Raasitha Farwin Sri Lanka GOOD SYLLABUS 2014-04-07 16:04:36
  • Amani Faizal Sri Lanka It will be very helpful in understanding people in the society 2014-04-07 07:04:16
  • Jitendra Dave India Being a graduate of health science i find this course very useful. 2014-04-06 17:04:14
  • Sandra Iloh United Kingdom I have always being fascinated with human behaviour. And this will be a great state for me. 2014-04-06 10:04:19
  • Caroline Leach-Hansford Australia This was fantastic. I learnt so much 2014-04-06 09:04:56
  • Stevensun Muvuzankima Uganda Very Educative course 2014-04-04 18:04:26
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Diploma in Psychology

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