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Module code:PSYC2209 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Developmental Psychology
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr A Schlottmann
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):2
Module prerequisites:Normally PSY1107 First and second year modules are largely unavailable to non-Psychology students due to the number of students who take them as part of their programme. To find out if they are available to you please visit the website below, selecting the relevant information sheet.  
Module outline:The course is taught in two sections. The cognitive development section begins with Piaget's approach to development from infancy to middle childhood, then goes on to consider more recent experimental work and complementary/alternative perspectives. The second section explores processes of socio-emotional development and factors influencing these. 
Module aims:To provide an overview of research on cognition and socio-emotional functioning in children, covering developmental issues, the neurocognitive systems involved, the historical background and individual differences.  
Module objectives:Students should become familiar with major aspects of infant and child cognitive and socio-emotional development, with Piaget’s theory and with newer theoretical approaches.  
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Coursework (2,000 words) 50.00%
Unseen two-hour written examination 50.00% 
Notes:Core Course for BSc Psychology students  
Taking this module as an option?:no 
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Last updated:2016-08-26 11:36:55 by ucjtm62