PSYC561

Behaviour Analysis Research and Theory

This paper covers theory and research in several selected areas relevant to the understanding of behaviour and provides students with a) an understanding of the theoretical/conceptual principles underlining the research, b) the ability to examine and critique research in the area and c) an understanding of how theories, techniques and research in the Experimental Analysis of Behaviour are relevant to the understanding of behaviour and behaviour change. Topics covered will include choice and preferences in humans and animals (including self-control) psychophysics, memory, and behavioural economics.

PSYC561 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (NET)

15.0 Points

This paper covers theory and research in several selected areas relevant to the understanding of behaviour and provides students with a) an understanding of the theoretical/conceptual principles underlining the research, b) the ability to examine and critique research in the area and c) an understanding of how theories, techniques and research in the Experimental Analysis of Behaviour are relevant to the understanding of behaviour and behaviour change. Topics covered will include choice and preferences in humans and animals (including self-control) psychophysics, memory, and behavioural economics.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC307 and PSYC314

Internal assessment/examination ratio: 1:2 or 2:1, whichever is more favourable for the student, 18A (NET) 1:0 & 18A (NTG) 1:0

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2018 is not available.

Indicative Fees

Fees for 2018 are not yet available.

Paper Outlines

The following 2017 paper outlines are available for PSYC561. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2018 outlines.

Available Subjects:  Psychology

Other available years: Behaviour Analysis Research and Theory - PSYC561 (2017)

Paper details current as of : 20 September 2017 4:40pm
Indicative fees current as of : 22 September 2017 4:30am

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