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This course is compulsory for students undertaking honours in psychology. It complements PSYC4093 Psychology 4A as part of the coursework requirement of the Honours Program in Psychology. PSYC4103 has a core component and an elective stream. The core component is taken by all students and comprises a weekly 2-hour lecture (Weeks 1-9) and 1 hour tutorial (Weeks 1-9. Each elective stream consists of a weekly 2-hour seminar (Weeks 1-9 or 2-10). Students are allocated to one of seven different seminar streams.

PSYC4103 Psychology 4B Core component: The core component takes a scientist-practitioner approach, linking real world problems faced by organisational, forensic and clinical psychologists with empirically-supported interventions. It develops the foundations of psychological testing, including the theoretical and empirical bases underpinning the construction, implementation, and interpretation of some of the more widely used cognitive and personality assessments, and foundational skills in the ethical use of psychological tests. In addition, it develops foundational knowledge and skills in interviewing and counselling.

PSYC4103 Psychology 4B Elective streams:

  • Are You Looking at Me? The Neuroscience of Gaze Perception (Prof Colin
  • Clifford)
  • Of Mice and (Wo)men: Putting Gender on the Agenda in Neuroscience
  • Research (Dr Bronwyn Graham)
  • Emotions (Prof Eddie Harmon-Jones)
  • Associative Learning: Thinking outside the (Skinner) box (Dr Mike Le Pelley)
  • Of Minds and Machines: An Introduction to Probabilistic Models of Human
  • Cognition (A/Prof Dan Navarro)
  • Language Dysfunction (Prof Marcus Taft)
  • Turning Inside Out Inside Out (Dr Lisa Williams)
Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Course Outline

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