Psychological Effect of Broken Family to the Behavior of Children

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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology (BS-PSYC)
MAJOR SUBJECTS

Biological Psychology-lecture (BIOLPSY)
3 units
Prerequisite : Zoology 1-lecture, Zoology 1-laboratory
Prerequisite to : Sensation and Perception

The course is designed to familiarize the students with the biological approach in the study of behavior. Biopsychology combines an interest in behavior and the machinery that makes behavior possible such as the brain, muscles, glands, and other organs. The course will introduce the students to the five divisions of Biopsychology, namely: Physiological Psychology, Psychophysiology, Neuropsychology, Comparative Psychology, and Psychopharmacology; and the different research methodologies used in each field of study.
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Psychology of Language and Learning (LEARPSY)
3 units
Prerequisite : Introduction to Psychology

This course aims to provide the student with a basic understanding of theories and principles in language, learning and memory, and the mechanisms that make these possible. The students will be exposed to classical animal and human studies and the different research methodologies utilized to formulate and validate concepts and theories in language, learning and memory. Discussions include the nature, causes, behavioral manifestations and possible interventions in language, learning and memory disorders. Hands-on and computer-simulated exercises that illustrate the basic principles will be conducted in Psychology Laboratory.

Psychological Measurement 1 (PSYCME1/LBYPSY1)
3 units
Prerequisite : Theories of Personality
Prerequisite to : Psychological Measurement 2

This course includes 2 units of lecture and 1 unit of laboratory work. This course aims to introduce the students on the history of psychological measurement; psychophysical and scaling methods; basic concepts and principles in testing such as reliability, validity and norming; selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of selected psychological test; as well as issues and ethical considerations in psychological testing in the Philippine context and applied in the clinical setting. The students will be trained

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