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Description : Have you ever wondered why the happy nine-month-old baby who always used to greet you with smiles and laughs has suddenly started crying as soon as you approach? Have you ever found out why you are afraid of spiders, and what you can do to cure yourself? Have you ever despaired of the fact that there is so much prejudice and discrimination in the world and wondered what can be done about it? Have you ever watched in horror as a six-year-old watches the latest blood-thirsty cops and robbers programme on the television and then immediately starts thumping and shooting everybody, and wondered just what effects such violent television programmes might have on a child? Have you ever watched a week-old baby apparently studying intently the people and objects around them and wondered what on earth they make of their new world and just what thoughts, if any, might be going through their mind? If you have answered yes to one or more of these questions, then you'll find this course a source of constant fascination as we examine a wide range of psychological topics and answer all of these questions. Program : Module One: Perspectives in Psychology This is your introduction to the subject of psychology. It gives you a taste of the different approaches, some of which will be covered in more detail in later modules. Unit 1 What is Psychology? Unit 2 The Biological Approach Unit 3 Behaviourist and Cognitive Approaches Unit 4 Person-centred Approaches Unit 5 Methods and Debate in Psychology Module Two: Social Psychology This is the first major approach we will cover in detail. We are considering the ways in which we look at the behaviour of others, and ourselves. There are five topics to cover in this module. Unit 6 Attitudes Unit 7 Social Influence Unit 8 Obedience Unit 9 Social Cognition Unit 10 Applied Social Psychology Module Three: Cognitive Psychology & its Applications This is the third module of the course, and we will be looking at the way in which humans process information. Unit 11 Perception Unit 12 Attention Unit 13 Remembering Unit 14 Forgetting Unit 15 Language Unit 16 Thinking Unit 17 Problem-Solving and Artificial Intelligence Module Four: Child Development Here we will be looking at human development throughout the life span. There are five areas to be covered in this part of the course. Unit 18 Issues in Child Development Unit 19 Cognitive Development Unit 20 The Development of Language and Communication Unit 21 Social Perception Unit 22 Moral Development Module Five: The Psychology of A Typical Behaviour This module covers four main areas. Unit 23 The Definition and Diagnosis of A Typical Behaviour Unit 24 Treatments of A Typical Behaviour. Unit 25 Emotional Disorders Module Six: Research Methods Research methods are required throughout the course, particularly in your project work. This section may be tackled at any point in your studies and should be used for reference purposes throughout. Unit 26 Research Methods Unit 27 Research Issues Unit 28 Data Analysis For a more detailed syllabus on this course,. click here Further Info : Assessment Method After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course. What's Included All study materials Study Guide Full Tutor and Admin support The course fee. includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to ?30.00). What is NCFE NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach. NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifica

Description : Have you ever wondered why the happy nine-month-old baby who always used to greet you with smiles and laughs has suddenly started crying as soon as you approach? Have you ever found out why you are afraid of spiders, and what you can do to cure yourself? Have you ever despaired of the fact that there is so much prejudice and discrimination in the world and wondered what can be done...

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