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Psychology and Child Psychology Level 3

Open Study College
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649 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

 Psychology Level 3:

Module 1: Defining Psychology

  • Introduction
  • Psychology practice and approaches
  • Behaviourism
  • Classification of psychology

Module 2: Research Methods in Psychology

  • Qualitative or quantitative
  • Ethical considerations
  • Experimental and non-experimental methods
  • Analysing and presenting data

Module 3: Psychological Abnormality

  • The Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Personality disorders

Module 4: Behaviour and Experience

  • The central nervous system
  • Sensory processes
  • Addictive behaviour
  • Drug addiction
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Smoking addiction
  • Motivation

Module 5: Cognitive Psychology

  • Perception
  • Attention
  • Language acquisition
  • Memory
  • Development of the shelf

Module 6: Social Psychology

  • Conformity
  • Groups and group behaviour
  • Altruism
  • Pro-social and anti-social behaviour
  • Aggression

 Child Psychology  Level 3:

 

Module 1: Defining Child Psychology

  • How can we define childhood?
  • Historical perspectives of childhood
  • Emergence of psychology
  • Psychoanalytical perspective
  • Behaviourism
  • Classical conditioning
  • Changing behaviour
  • The cognitive, physiological, scientific, humanistic and evolutionary approaches to psychology
  • Research methods in psychology
  • Child psychology tools

Module 2: Forming Relationships in Childhood

  • Attachment
  • Nature/nurture debate
  • Bowlby's theory
  • Innate programming
  • Different types of attachment
  • Disruption of attachment
  • The child’s first relationship

Module 3: Perception, Cognition and Language

  • Understanding language
  • Cognitive structure and input
  • Plurals, syntax and grammar
  • The relevance of language to child psychology
  • Cognition
  • Vision and cognitive development
  • Hearing and cognitive development
  • Perception
  • Piaget
  • Socialization

Module 4: Emotional, Social and Moral Development

  • Social learning theory
  • Cognitive priming
  • Kohlberg's perspective
  • Eisenberg's perspective
  • Emotion and morality
  • Temperament and emotional development

Module 5: Children's Minds

  • Memory and memory processes
  • Short and long term memory
  • Models of memory
  • Prenatal memory and learning
  • From memory to mental activity
  • The organisation of children's minds
  • How children view others in their world
  • How does all this relate to child psychology?

Module 6: Moving Towards Adulthood

  • Adolescence
  • Development
  • Having a sense of gender
  • Change

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Pay Now: GBP 649.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 112.35 with a deposit of GBP
74.90 totalling 749

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