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Psychology: The Science of Behaviour and Mind

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR 2016/17 ARE NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE COURSE

This lecture course will present an overview of contemporary psychology and introduce participants to cutting-edge research undertaken by School of Psychology staff.

Topics include:*

  • how babies learn to talk
  • experimental neuropsychology - revelations from the broken brain
  • using emotions to overcome emotional distress
  • perceiving our world
  • early adversity and later development
  • psychological disorder
  • social neuroscience
  • childhood sexual abuse & its psychological consequences

* Lecture topics may vary depending upon staff availability.

Evening course notes

The course is a lecture series, and there are no exams or course work involved. Participants who attend at least 14 of the 18 lectures will receive a Certificate of Attendance. The course does not provide an academic qualification.

Time and venue

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. - 8.20 p.m., in the Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2.
Semester 1: commences Wednesday, 12th October 2016 and finishes 7th December 2016. Semester 2: commences Wednesday 18th January 2017 and finishes 15th March 2017.

*Please note the timetable is subject to change, however every effort will be made to inform participants of changes well in advance of the date

Fees

€220 for eighteen weeks. A concession rate (€140) is available to second and full time third-level students, unemployed persons and those in receipt of a social welfare pension. Payment and proof of status MUST accompany the application form.

Duration

The course runs over 18 weeks, across two semesters as outlined above. Please note that it is not possible to join the course for a single term.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR 2016/17 ARE NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE COURSE

Contact details

Richard Smith
Evening Course Co-ordinator
School of Psychology
Aras an Phiarsaigh
Trinity College
Dublin 2

rismith@tcd.ie



Last updated 13 October 2016 School of Psychology (Email).