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PSYCH 317

: Evolution, Behaviour and Cognition
2023 Semester One (1233)
How does behaviour in non-human animals evolve? Do other animals have language? Do they have culture? Can human behaviour be explained in evolutionary terms? This course addresses these questions and the methods that can be used to answer them.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 45 points at Stage II in Biological Sciences
2277

PSYCH 317

: Evolution, Behaviour and Cognition
2022 Semester One (1223)
How does behaviour in non-human animals evolve? Do other animals have language? Do they have culture? Can human behaviour be explained in evolutionary terms? This course addresses these questions and the methods that can be used to answer them.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 45 points at Stage II in Biological Sciences
2278

PSYCH 317

: Evolution, Behaviour and Cognition
2021 Semester One (1213)
How does behaviour in non-human animals evolve? Do other animals have language? Do they have culture? Can human behaviour be explained in evolutionary terms? This course addresses these questions and the methods that can be used to answer them.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 45 points at Stage II in Biological Sciences
2279

PSYCH 317

: Evolution, Behaviour and Cognition
2020 Semester One (1203)
How does behaviour in non-human animals evolve? Do other animals have language? Do they have culture? Can human behaviour be explained in evolutionary terms? This course addresses these questions and the methods that can be used to answer them.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 45 points at Stage II in Biological Sciences
2280

PSYCH 319

: Psychology and Gender
2024 Semester Two (1245)
The study of gender is crucial to understanding many everyday aspects of our lives, as well as many contemporary social issues. This course provides an introduction to selected key issues in the critical psychology of gender, from a social constructionist perspective. Topics that will be covered include gendered bodies, masculinity and femininity, sexuality, rape, and mental health.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 30 points at Stage II in Gender Studies
2281

PSYCH 319

: Psychology and Gender
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The study of gender is crucial to understanding many everyday aspects of our lives, as well as many contemporary social issues. This course provides an introduction to selected key issues in the critical psychology of gender, from a social constructionist perspective. Topics that will be covered include gendered bodies, masculinity and femininity, sexuality, rape, and mental health.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 30 points at Stage II in Gender Studies
2282

PSYCH 319

: Psychology and Gender
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The study of gender is crucial to understanding many everyday aspects of our lives, as well as many contemporary social issues. This course provides an introduction to selected key issues in the critical psychology of gender, from a social constructionist perspective. Topics that will be covered include gendered bodies, masculinity and femininity, sexuality, rape, and mental health.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 30 points at Stage II in Gender Studies
2283

PSYCH 319

: Psychology and Gender
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The study of gender is crucial to understanding many everyday aspects of our lives, as well as many contemporary social issues. This course provides an introduction to selected key issues in the critical psychology of gender, from a social constructionist perspective. Topics that will be covered include gendered bodies, masculinity and femininity, sexuality, rape, and mental health.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or 30 points at Stage II in Gender Studies
2284

PSYCH 320

: Culture and Psychology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
It is through culture that we make sense of ourselves and our world. Of key interest is how culture, ethnicity and context all play a major role in understanding human experience including behaviour, thoughts, and emotions. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and analytic skills, and helping students think about their own values and norms from a cultural perspective.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
2285

PSYCH 320

: Culture and Psychology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
It is through culture that we make sense of ourselves and our world. Of key interest is how culture, ethnicity and context all play a major role in understanding human experience including behaviour, thoughts, and emotions. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and analytic skills, and helping students think about their own values and norms from a cultural perspective.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
2286

PSYCH 323

: Changes across the Lifespan
2024 Academic Year Term (1241)
Development is a lifelong process. Classic and modern theories of development provide a foundation for understanding changes and continuities across the lifespan. Students will learn how we develop key social, emotional, and cognitive abilities across infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Developmental psychology will then be applied to understand developmental challenges, atypical development, and the role of social context.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 211
2287

PSYCH 323

: Changes across the Lifespan
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
A range of topics in applied psychology will be addressed with an emphasis on how those topics fit within the traditional organizing principle of developmental psychology. This will include consideration of theoretical perspectives and methods used to investigate the developing mind across the lifespan.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 211
2288

PSYCH 324

: The Behaving Brain
2024 Academic Year Term (1241)
Human brains are enormously complex, and they serve a wide range of human needs, from perception to language to social interactions. Brains are also subject to growth, learning, insult, and ageing. Introduces research and theory on neural and cognitive science, as well as opportunities to apply this knowledge.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 211
2289

PSYCH 324

: The Behaving Brain
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
A range of topics in applied psychology will be addressed with an emphasis on how those topics fit within the traditional organizing principle of cognitive science. This will include consideration of the evolved cognitive architecture of minds, and the structure and function of brains.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 211
2290

PSYCH 325

: Social Processes
2024 Academic Year Term (1241)
Social processes heavily influence how we think, feel, and behave. Students will learn about how social cognition, social influence, attitudes, politics, and identity shape our lived experiences. Explores various topics, which may include prejudice and intergroup relationships, romantic relationships, workplace and organisational dynamics, gendered practices, indigenous psychologies, and the evolution of religion.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 211
2291

PSYCH 325

: Social Processes
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
A range of topics in applied psychology will be addressed with an emphasis on how those topics fit within the traditional organizing principle of social psychology. This will include consideration of social cognition, social influence, attitudes, politics, and identity.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYCH 211
2292

PSYCH 326

: Life Span Development
2024 Semester Two (1245)
The development of people across the life span is studied. Describes key milestones in development and examines the causes and processes that produce stability and change in people's development over time. Topics discussed will include aspects of cognitive, social and physical development with consideration given to biological, societal and family influences. Attention will also be given to development within the New Zealand context.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
Restriction: PSYCH 316
2293

PSYCH 326

: Life Span Development
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The development of people across the life span is studied. Describes key milestones in development and examines the causes and processes that produce stability and change in people's development over time. Topics discussed will include aspects of cognitive, social and physical development with consideration given to biological, societal and family influences. Attention will also be given to development within the New Zealand context.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
Restriction: PSYCH 316
2294

PSYCH 326

: Life Span Development
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The development of people across the life span is studied. Describes key milestones in development and examines the causes and processes that produce stability and change in people's development over time. Topics discussed will include aspects of cognitive, social and physical development with consideration given to biological, societal and family influences. Attention will also be given to development within the New Zealand context.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
Restriction: PSYCH 316
2295

PSYCH 326

: Life Span Development
2021 Semester One (1213)
The development of people across the life span is studied. Describes key milestones in development and examines the causes and processes that produce stability and change in people's development over time. Topics discussed will include aspects of cognitive, social and physical development with consideration given to biological, societal and family influences. Attention will also be given to development within the New Zealand context.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
Restriction: PSYCH 316
2296

PSYCH 326

: Life Span Development
2020 Semester One (1203)
The development of people across the life span is studied. Describes key milestones in development and examines the causes and processes that produce stability and change in people's development over time. Topics discussed will include aspects of cognitive, social and physical development with consideration given to biological, societal and family influences. Attention will also be given to development within the New Zealand context.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
Restriction: PSYCH 316
2297

PSYCH 370A

: Research Project
2023 Semester One (1233)
The main focus of the research project is to undertake practical research-related activities under the direction of a supervisor. The work undertaken will be communicated by the student in the form of a research report. The research activities across the year will give students a broader experience of research and academic activities in the School of Psychology. <i>Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125 Corequisite: 45 points at Stage III or above in Psychology and Head of School approval</i>
Subject: Psychology
Restriction: PSYCH 308 To complete this course students must enrol in PSYCH 370 A and B, or PSYCH 370
2298

PSYCH 399

: Capstone: Communicating Psychology
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Focuses on communicating psychological ideas and research using different media (e.g., podcast, short film, print media, symposia, grant proposals). Students will be required to work in groups, but to also engage in individual activities to demonstrate their own understanding of the topics explored by them and others in this course.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
2299

PSYCH 399

: Capstone: Communicating Psychology
2024 Semester One (1243)
Focuses on communicating psychological ideas and research using different media (e.g., podcast, short film, print media, symposia, grant proposals). Students will be required to work in groups, but to also engage in individual activities to demonstrate their own understanding of the topics explored by them and others in this course.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125
2300

PSYCH 399

: Capstone: Communicating Psychology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Focuses on communicating psychological ideas and research using different media (e.g., podcast, short film, print media, symposia, grant proposals). Students will be required to work in groups, but to also engage in individual activities to demonstrate their own understanding of the topics explored by them and others in this course.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125