PL3286
Lab in Health Psychology

This module is designed to provide psychology majors with hands-on experience using research designs and methods commonly used in health psychology, including both questionnaire and experimental methods. Students will work in teams to carry out research exercises on specific topics in health psychology. Topics to be covered may include health attitudes, health behaviours, and psychophysiological responses to stress among others. The focus will be 0n understanding the rationale, design, and interpretation of empirical research in the specific application within health psychology. This module is particularly relevant for psychology majors interested in a career in psychology or who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree.

Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 0-1-2-5-2
Prerequisite(s): PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and PL3242
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