This subject introduces students to experimental methods in psychology. It examines the historical context of psychological research, the fundamentals of research design and their application in visual and auditory perception, cognitive psychology, psychophysiological experiments and measurements, and advanced psychometrics. The subject provides advanced training in the critical evaluation of theory, research and scientific reporting in experimental psychology.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in experimental psychology.
2. Demonstrate practical skills in laboratory based and other psychological research.
3. Demonstrate comprehension and application of a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach.
4. Demonstrate basic assessment strategies in situations appropriate to psychological practice and knowledge of psychometric theory and principles of the construction, cultural considerations, implementation and interpretation of some of the more widely used standardised psychological test instruments.
5. Cultural responsiveness in research methods, including with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
|Withdraw – Financial?||10/10/2020|
|Withdraw – Academic?||31/10/2020|
|Withdraw – Financial?||13/02/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||06/03/2021|