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Cyril Jackson

Year 11 ATAR Psychology – A1PSY & A2PSY

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Unit 1

Typically this unit is suited to you if you are aiming to enrol in university.
Prerequisite: sound critical writing skills and mathematical skills.

This unit focuses on a number of concepts that enable you to gain an understanding of how and why people behave the way they do. You will learn about the human brain and explore the impact of external factors on behaviour, such as physical activity and psychoactive drugs. Cognitive processes, such as sensation and perception, and selective and divided attention are investigated. You will examine different types of relationships and the role of verbal and non-verbal communication in initiating, maintaining and regulating these. You are introduced to ethics in psychological research and carry out investigations.

Unit cost: $20.00

Unit 2

Typically this unit is combined with Unit 1 and is suited to you if you are aiming to enrol in university.
Prerequisite: sound critical writing skills and mathematical skills.

This unit focuses on developmental psychology. You will analyse twin and adoption studies to gain insight into the nature/nurture debate and look at the role of play in assisting development. You will explore what is meant by the term personality and examine historical perspectives used to explain personality. You will also explore behaviour and causes of prejudice. Psychological research methods studied in Unit 1 are further developed.

Unit cost: $20.00

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