Developmental Psychology

This course introduces students to the principles of developmental psychology across the lifespan. Students are encouraged to develop an understanding of the basic principles of human behaviour and gain insight into how and why people think, learn and behave. It will focus on the interrelationships at the different stages of the lifespan and among the physical, cognitive, social and personality development. Other topics include research methods, physiology, perception, learning, memory motivation, consciousness and social psychology.