This course requires 2 options.
Psychology - Level 1
Teacher in Charge: P. Adams
An introduction to Psychology. Psychology is the study of the brain and behaviour. Key issues faced by psychologists: depression; community mental health; the power of advertising. Some debates that will be explored include: nature vs nurture, and is advertising making us obese?
The various approaches used to explain behaviour.
How the brain works.
Internal on approaches.
Are humans and animals the product of nature or nurture?
Is advertising making humans unhealthy?
Debates in psychology internal.
Famous experiments in Psychology: Milgram's experiment and the Robber's cave
Experiment design internal.
Finish internal on Sports
Sleep and dreams study.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
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Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
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Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 4, Week: 2
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