This topic introduces students to several further key areas in psychology. These may include perception, learning, individual differences and abnormal psychology. The major aspects of human activity relevant to these areas and the processes that produce these characteristics, will be examined.
The learning objectives of the topic are to have students develop knowledge of facts and theories about the aspects of behaviour selected for study; a wider knowledge of basic features of behavioural research; the ability to produce a written research report and the ability to read, in a discerning manner, research produced by others.
This topic aims to: