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Biology and Behaviour in Psychology


Biology and Behaviour in Psychology
Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

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Course Description

This free online learning course introduces the learner to the basic principles of Psychology from both a behavioural and biological perspective. The topics include classical and operant conditioning, the brain and the nervous system, stress and states of consciousness. All ALISON graduates are entitled to certification. This free Psychology course is an excellent complement to face-to-face classes and as a study guide or for those who would like to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of Psychology.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will gain a good knowledge of classical and operant conditioning. You will be more familiar with different concepts of learning theory and states of consciousness. You will be able to identify the biological basis of behaviour. This course will help you understand types of stress and the relationship between stress and disease.


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Module Title
Classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Learning theory
States of consciousness
The biological basis for behaviour
Stress
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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 349 reviews
Course Title: Biology and Behaviour in Psychology
Course #: 234
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 6
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description: This free online learning course introduces the learner to the basic principles of Psychology from both a behavioural and biological perspective. The topics include classical and operant conditioning, the brain and the nervous system, stress and states of consciousness. All ALISON graduates are entitled to certification. This free Psychology course is an excellent complement to face-to-face classes and as a study guide or for those who would like to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of Psychology.
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Release Date: 11 February 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Dawn Wickwire United States of America Very easy to understand. 2015-05-28 09:05:51
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    Donnah Russell Barbados I am not good at biology but this reinforced some of what I knew before and taught me other theories as well. Very Good. 2015-05-26 22:05:39
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    Morayo Endurance Omogunloye India It's a good course for beginners who has interest in psychology. 2015-05-26 14:05:31
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    Yolanda Nunn United States of America I have really enjoyed this course. Very helpful with my transition into Psychology. 2015-05-15 10:05:37
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    Lauren Nimmons United States of America A very fun course! 2015-04-28 21:04:38
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    David Molyneux United Kingdom A good starter course for this subject.Very interesting. 2015-04-23 16:04:45
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    Jen Crone Canada Informative, interesting and valuable material. 2015-04-18 05:04:19
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    Grace Diaz Philippines Thanks for making this course easy to understand, with no time limits and have the opportunity to take re-tests. :) God bless you all. 2015-04-17 15:04:03
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    Jo-anna Turner United Kingdom I really enjoyed this course. It was very interesting and very well explained. 2015-03-26 11:03:17
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    robert kirbo United States of America Great course. Even my wife is impressed with what I learned 2015-02-26 21:02:55
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