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PSY3350 Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception
Credit Points: 15
PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology
N.B. Students enrolled in Q89 or D88 may apply to have this prerequisite waived.

This unit focuses on the fundamental biological determinants of behaviour by examining the biological patterns associated with normal and abnormal human and animal behaviours. The unit also provides an in-depth understanding of the structures and processes that allow humans to have sensory and perceptual experiences, along with a focus on psychophysical methods of investigation.


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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K12Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Addiction Studies)
K82Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Counselling)
E95Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
K13Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Criminology and Justice)
K67Bachelor of Psychological Science
E37Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
K71Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Q89Graduate Diploma of Psychology
DMPCFSPsychology - Children and Family Studies Double Major
DMPSWSPsychology - Women's Studies Double Major
DMAAADPsychology and Disability Studies Double Major
DMAAABPsychology and English Double Major
DMAAAAPsychology and Writing Double Major
DMAAACPsychology and Youth Work Double Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009