HPS205 - Brain, Biology and Behaviour
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2 Campus: 1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight
Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 Cloud (online): 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight
This unit explores contemporary neurobiological explanations of human behaviour. Individual, social, ethical and practical implications are examined in the context of topics including: neural structure and function, psychopharmacology, biological methods, sensory systems, emotions, motor activity, sleep, mental disorders, language, memory and learning.
Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 60%
Assessment task 2: Team presentations 30%
Assessment task 3: Reflective piece (700 words) 10%
Fortnightly team presentation will take place in practical classes (in class for campus students or online (via eLive) for cloud (online) students). Cloud (online) students will require access to a computer-compatible microphone. Students - campus and cloud (online) - unable to participate in practicals may be eligible to receive an alternative assessment in which they submit a recording of their presentations.
Kalat, JW 20013, Biological Psychology, 11th edn, Thomson/Wadsworth, Belmont, CA.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.