Introduction to Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Monash University
  • Start Date: 16 Jul, 2018
  • 2 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Learn how our sensory systems work together to help us to perceive and respond to the world around us.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Explore the role of touch, sight, hearing, taste and smell in our behaviour


How do our sensory systems work together to help us understand the world and somebody else’s behaviour?


On this course, you’ll find out - investigating perception and how our senses help our mind create the world we live in. You’ll also explore the differences between perception and sensation and how they work together with attention to determine what we perceive in the environment. Before you finish, you’ll investigate why psychologists study sensation to better understand perception, which is a key component of our behaviour and mental processes.


This introductory course is for anyone interested in psychology - you don’t need any past experience.


It might be of particular use to learners who have already completed a Bachelor degree in other disciplines who are interested in expanding their science and research skills.


Complete this course, then the program


This course is part of the Introduction to Psychology Program, based on the first unit of Monash University’s fully online Graduate Diploma of Psychology (GDP).


Learners who successfully complete the seven courses in the Program and who are accepted into the Graduate Diploma of Psychology will receive one unit of academic credit.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Monash University

Monash University is one of Australia’s leading universities ranked in the world’s top 1% (Times Higher Education World University Rankings)

Monash University was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958. In little more than 50 years, the University has become Australia’s largest university, earning an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence. Monash University is the youngest member of the Group of Eight, the coalition of Australia’s most prestigious research-intensive universities.

Monash is a global university possessing the ambition and ability to address momentous global challenges. It has campuses in Australia, China, Malaysia and South Africa as well as an education centre in Italy, and major partnerships with universities in the UK and India. For more information, visit www.monash.edu

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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