Lab in Developmental Psychology

This lab module will give students a practical introduction to methods and techniques in developmental psychology. The exact age range and techniques targeted may vary from infancy to adolescence to the aged depending on the instructor and the availability of participants. The aim is to cover essential ethical, theoretical, methodological, and practical issues of importance when conducting research. Observational and experimental methods will be covered, and basic techniques and tools of developmental assessment will be introduced. Target students are single psychology majors, especially those who are also reading or intending to read theoretical courses in Developmental Psychology.

Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 0-0-3-4-3
Prerequisite(s): PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and PL3234
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week