Psychology

Starts from:Fri, December 9, 2022
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Psychology

Elective: Grade 10-12

Psychology is an elective course offered to students in Grades 11 and 12, which extends the course offerings in the social sciences by helping to explain human behavior and mental processes for the purpose of applying this understanding to oneself and to society at large. The course is studied through various perspectives inclusive of, but not limited to, the following: biological, cognitive, and sociocultural. Through analysis, examination, evaluation, and application, students will explore the breadth of psychology, while exploring research within the three levels of analysis. As students’ progress through the course, new insights will be presented that will attempt to explain, through theoretical and practical applications, the complexity of human behavior.

Psychology is an introductory course that allows students to understand the workings of the human mind. Topics are explored from a theoretical and practical viewpoint. Psychology students will focus on a variety of topics, including personality types, the capabilities of memory, stress, analysis of dreams and the importance of sleep, psychological disorders, understanding moods and emotions, stress, motivational techniques, and a variety of related topics. The course uses discussion, projects, videos, and other educational methods to provide a unique experience.