Drawing on a wide range of studies and some classic pieces of psychological research, DE100 Investigating psychology 1 provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the study of psychology. It explores the different ways in which psychologists investigate the human mind and behaviour, and shows you how psychological research addresses real-life issues.
Topics covered in the module include:
How much influence does personality have on the actions we take and beliefs we hold?
How does personality work together with the world around us to share our behaviour?
How do other people affect our behaviour?
What goes on in the brain when we use language or attend to the world around us?
What is intelligence?
This module will begin to develop discipline-specific knowledge and skills including familiarity with different research methods used by psychologists, evaluating quantitative and qualitative data, interpreting descriptive statistics and understanding of the principles of inferential statistics, carrying out a basic experiment and reporting psychological knowledge and data to specific audiences. The module is built around the textbook Investigating Psychology, a methods book Investigating Methods and a module website which contains
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