Developmental Processes

This course concerns development in infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood. It reviews in depth important cognitive, social and emotional changes during these phases, the theories of development that document these changes and the rich variety of research methodology that track these changes. Students will get a genuine understanding of how current information on human development contribute to, modify or challenge extant theories of development and how far developmental psychology has progressed in the last 50 years.

Modular Credits: 5
Workload: 0-3-0-2-7.5
Prerequisite(s): Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 - PL3236), in which one must be PL3234, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track.
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