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PSYCH 715

: Psychology and Sustainability
2022 Semester One (1223)
Human behaviour and thinking is central to both the sustainability problem and viable solutions. This course considers the psychological barriers to thinking and acting sustainably and how theories and research on emotions, modelling, identity, belonging, moral development and the evolution of cooperation can be applied to overcome these barriers. There will be particular emphasis on how to develop 'sustainability consciousness' in individuals and organisations.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1852

PSYCH 715

: Psychology and Sustainability
2020 Semester One (1203)
Human behaviour and thinking is central to both the sustainability problem and viable solutions. This course considers the psychological barriers to thinking and acting sustainably and how theories and research on emotions, modelling, identity, belonging, moral development and the evolution of cooperation can be applied to overcome these barriers. There will be particular emphasis on how to develop 'sustainability consciousness' in individuals and organisations.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1853

PSYCH 716

: Social Psychology and Interpersonal Processes
2023 Semester One (1233)
Key empirical and theoretical areas in contemporary social psychology form the basis of this seminar-based course. Topics will include social cognition, interpersonal influence, communication, and close personal relationships. Students will also conduct small research projects investigating central topics covered in the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1854

PSYCH 716

: Social Psychology and Interpersonal Processes
2022 Semester One (1223)
Key empirical and theoretical areas in contemporary social psychology form the basis of this seminar-based course. Topics will include social cognition, interpersonal influence, communication, and close personal relationships. Students will also conduct small research projects investigating central topics covered in the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1855

PSYCH 716

: Social Psychology and Interpersonal Processes
2021 Semester One (1213)
Key empirical and theoretical areas in contemporary social psychology form the basis of this seminar-based course. Topics will include social cognition, interpersonal influence, communication, and close personal relationships. Students will also conduct small research projects investigating central topics covered in the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1856

PSYCH 717

: Community Psychology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The application of psychological knowledge and research skills to issues faced by communities. Students will design an intervention relevant to a social issue. Theoretical approaches to working in community settings and the practical challenges involved will be discussed.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1857

PSYCH 717

: Community Psychology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The application of psychological knowledge and research skills to issues faced by communities. Students will design an intervention relevant to a social issue. Theoretical approaches to working in community settings and the practical challenges involved will be discussed.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1858

PSYCH 718

: Psychotherapeutic Assessment and Formulation
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Major theories used in clinical practice to understand psychological problems will be discussed, including behavioural, cognitive-behavioural, systems and psychodynamic models. Emphasis is on assessment and formulation of clients' problems rather than therapeutic intervention. Approaches covered are those that are most commonly employed by psychologists practicing in New Zealand.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 723
Restriction: PSYCH 709
1859

PSYCH 718

: Psychotherapeutic Assessment and Formulation
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Major theories used in clinical practice to understand psychological problems will be discussed, including behavioural, cognitive-behavioural, systems and psychodynamic models. Emphasis is on assessment and formulation of clients' problems rather than therapeutic intervention. Approaches covered are those that are most commonly employed by psychologists practicing in New Zealand.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 723
Restriction: PSYCH 709
1860

PSYCH 718

: Psychotherapeutic Assessment and Formulation
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Major theories used in clinical practice to understand psychological problems will be discussed, including behavioural, cognitive-behavioural, systems and psychodynamic models. Emphasis is on assessment and formulation of clients' problems rather than therapeutic intervention. Approaches covered are those that are most commonly employed by psychologists practicing in New Zealand.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 723
Restriction: PSYCH 709
1861

PSYCH 718

: Psychotherapeutic Assessment and Formulation
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Major theories used in clinical practice to understand psychological problems will be discussed, including behavioural, cognitive-behavioural, systems and psychodynamic models. Emphasis is on assessment and formulation of clients' problems rather than therapeutic intervention. Approaches covered are those that are most commonly employed by psychologists practicing in New Zealand.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 723
Restriction: PSYCH 709
1862

PSYCH 721

: Consciousness and Cognition
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Discusses recent research on consciousness from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience. Topics covered may include: implicit learning, implicit memory, blindsight, the split-brain syndrome, amnesia and hemineglect.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1863

PSYCH 721

: Consciousness and Cognition
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Discusses recent research on consciousness from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience. Topics covered may include: implicit learning, implicit memory, blindsight, the split-brain syndrome, amnesia and hemineglect.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1864

PSYCH 722

: Human Learning and Development
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Focuses on the processes and factors that influence human learning in infancy through childhood. Topics discussed may include: early social cognition, language development and the factors that influence school and life success. Consideration will be given to diverse contexts and populations.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1865

PSYCH 722

: Human Learning and Development
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Focuses on the processes and factors that influence human learning in infancy through childhood. Topics discussed may include: early social cognition, language development and the factors that influence school and life success. Consideration will be given to diverse contexts and populations.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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PSYCH 722

: Human Learning and Development
2020 Semester One (1203)
Focuses on the processes and factors that influence human learning from early childhood and beyond. Topics discussed may include: early social cognition, language development, and the factors that influence school and life success. Consideration will be given to diverse contexts and populations.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1867

PSYCH 723

: Mental Health Problems: Aetiology and Assessment
2023 Semester One (1233)
Provides an overview of common mental health problems in childhood and adulthood and the methods that clinical psychologists use to assess these. Examines theories of causation and risk factors for a number of mental health problems. Also introduces and critiques diagnostic tools and psychometric instruments used in assessment.
Subject: Psychology
Corequisite: PSYCH 718
1868

PSYCH 723

: Mental Health Problems: Aetiology and Assessment
2022 Semester One (1223)
Provides an overview of common mental health problems in childhood and adulthood and the methods that clinical psychologists use to assess these. Examines theories of causation and risk factors for a number of mental health problems. Also introduces and critiques diagnostic tools and psychometric instruments used in assessment.
Subject: Psychology
Corequisite: PSYCH 718
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PSYCH 723

: Mental Health Problems: Aetiology and Assessment
2021 Semester One (1213)
Provides an overview of common mental health problems in childhood and adulthood and the methods that clinical psychologists use to assess these. Examines theories of causation and risk factors for a number of mental health problems. Also introduces and critiques diagnostic tools and psychometric instruments used in assessment.
Subject: Psychology
Corequisite: PSYCH 718
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PSYCH 723

: Mental Health Problems: Aetiology and Assessment
2020 Semester One (1203)
Provides an overview of common mental health problems in childhood and adulthood and the methods that clinical psychologists use to assess these. Examines theories of causation and risk factors for a number of mental health problems. Also introduces and critiques diagnostic tools and psychometric instruments used in assessment.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1871

PSYCH 725

: Evolution and Human Behaviour
2023 Semester One (1233)
Investigates the psychology of humans from an evolutionary perspective. Specific topics may include the evolution of language, religion, mental time travel, social learning, and cognitive nudges, biases and heuristics.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1872

PSYCH 725

: Evolution and Human Behaviour
2022 Semester One (1223)
Investigates the psychology of humans from an evolutionary perspective. Specific topics may include the evolution of language, religion, mental time travel, social learning, and cognitive nudges, biases and heuristics.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1873

PSYCH 725

: Evolution and Human Behaviour
2021 Semester One (1213)
Covers evolutionary concepts as they apply to psychological issues. Specific topics may include: the evolution of tool use, language, cerebral asymmetry, theory of mind, culture and the sociobiology/evolutionary psychology debates.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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PSYCH 725

: Evolution and Human Behaviour
2020 Semester One (1203)
Covers evolutionary concepts as they apply to psychological issues. Specific topics may include: the evolution of tool use, language, cerebral asymmetry, theory of mind, culture and the sociobiology/evolutionary psychology debates.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1875

PSYCH 727

: Functional MRI
2023 Semester One (1233)
A comprehensive overview of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) with a focus on its use in the cognitive neuroscience of memory and aging. Designed for beginners, topics include experimental design, image acquisition and pre-processing, analysis methods, localisation/anatomy and interpretation. Classes will include a lecture and/or a seminar followed by a hands-on laboratory working with fMRI data to consolidate learning.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions