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Biology and Behaviour in Psychology


Biology and Behaviour in Psychology
Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

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Biology and Behaviour in Psychology Course
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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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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 362 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.
License:
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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  • Amy Brumley
    Amy Brumley United States of America I felt that this was a great learning experience, and I look forward to many more courses. 2015-07-27 15:07:15
  • Jane Woollatt
    Jane Woollatt South Africa An excellent basis on which to build further psychology studies. 2015-06-23 20:06:44
  • Denise Hernandez
    Denise Hernandez United States of America Hard training. I had to take it 4 times to pass, but learned alot. 2015-06-11 17:06:40
  • Joy Boothe
    Joy Boothe Jamaica The course was very informative, challenging and comprehensive in its scope. 2015-06-04 16:06:06
  • Daniel Kochanik
    Daniel Kochanik United Kingdom Good basic grasp of behavioural psychology. Nicely presented. 2015-05-28 19:05:29
  • Dawn Wickwire
    Dawn Wickwire United States of America Very easy to understand. 2015-05-28 09:05:51
  • Donnah Russell
    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
  • Morayo Endurance Omogunloye
    Morayo Endurance Omogunloye India It's a good course for beginners who has interest in psychology. 2015-05-26 14:05:31
  • Yolanda Nunn
    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
  • Lauren Nimmons
    Lauren Nimmons United States of America A very fun course! 2015-04-28 21:04:38
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