PL4220
Human Psychophysiology

Psychophysiology aims to increase our understanding of mind-body interactions. This course covers the subdisciplines of psychophysiology, which includes electrodermal, cardiovascular and psychoneuroimmunology. Cognitive neuroscience will not covered as this is done elsewhere (e.g., PL3285 & PL4206). Psychophysiological research in health-related areas such as psychosomatic medicine, behavioural medicine and health psychology will be covered. Basic physiology, non-invasive data acquisition equipments, methodology and statistical analyses used by psychophysiologists will also be discussed.

Modular Credits: 5
Workload: 0-3-0-3-6.5
Pre-requisite(s):
Cohort 2011 and before: 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 PL3232, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track.
Cohort 2012 onwards: CCompleted 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 PL3232, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 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