Brain and Behaviour

Module code: PSY4009-B

Module Aims


This module will introduce the major psychological theories and concepts that explain how we become thinking individuals. You will explore the basic organisation of the nervous system from neuronal cells to global anatomy, and the physiology of the human sensory system including vision, olfaction, gustation and tactile perception. You will also learn about the neuropsychology of learning and memory, including attention, eyewitness testimony, and theories of forgetting. We will also explore how we understand spoken and written language, and psychological theories of personality.

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