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Unit details

ASP769 - Psychoanalysis and Science

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 Cloud (Online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Grigg
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course A750

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit investigates the connections between contemporary neuroscience and psychoanalytic theory. It explores the different areas of neuroscientific research (emotions, perception, language and so forth) against the background of an understanding of the nature and limits of the scientific ambitions of Freudian psychoanalysis. It then looks at recent efforts to combine psychoanalysis and neuroscience.

Assessment

Two essays 2500 words each 50% each.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$1916$2900

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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