Psychology 120

Module code SLK 120
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module introduces the student to a basic knowledge and understanding of the biological basis of human behaviour. The module addresses the key concepts and terminology related to the biological subsystem, the rules and principles guiding biological psychology, and identification of the interrelatedness of different biological systems and subsystems. In this module various cognitive processes are studied, including perception, memory, thinking, intelligence and creativity. Illustrations are given of various thinking processes, such as problem solving, critical, analytic and integrative thinking.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 discussion classes per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Psychology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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