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Course Features

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Audio

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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

  • Mykevia English United States of America Great course, and excellent study method but the assessment doesn't work. So u guys need to work on that asap. 2014-09-05 23:09:25
  • Abigail Itumeleng Israel Botswana it is a very important course because it deals with human life and people recognise it a lot. 2014-09-03 10:09:44
  • alfred kowalkowski United Kingdom Interesting and informative, think I might do the other psychology courses now. : ) 2014-09-02 00:09:26
  • Levania Petitt United States of America This course was very detailed and I hope it proves to be a learning road for me to continue in my education as well as my career. 2014-08-31 22:08:21
  • Tinashe Chakanyuka Zimbabwe I hope and believe that this diploma in Psychology will go a long way in as far as boosting my career in legal affairs is concerned 2014-08-28 14:08:08
  • kanasu k India i like psychology 2014-08-21 10:08:42
  • Kulasekaran Krishnan India It is very usefule to me to develop in subject knowledge 2014-08-19 17:08:12
  • Karl Evenden United Kingdom so far it is quite intresting i can remember some bits but do strugle as i suffer from ADHD and Dyslexia 2014-08-15 03:08:26
  • Cheyenne Black United States of America Great learning program and helpful to use . 2014-08-08 17:08:47
  • Monica Jackson United States of America nice 2014-07-27 17:07:14
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Diploma in Psychology

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