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Psychology: The Science of Behaviour and Mind

This lecture course will present an overview of contemporary psychology and introduce participants to cutting-edge research undertaken by School of Psychology staff. Topics include:* how babies learn to talk, stress and heart disease, brain imaging and injury, how experience changes the brain, people and organisations, bonding/attachment in childhood, dealing with emotional difficulties, perceiving our world, therapeutic methods, and criminological psychology and forensic investigation. Participants who attend at least seventy-five per cent of the course will receive a certificate of attendance.

*Lecture topics may vary depending upon staff availability.

How to apply

Apply in advance by sending an application form, available for download (from the first week in August) at http://www.tcd.ie/psychology/evening-course/, together with fee payment to Psychology Evening Course Co-ordinator, School of Psychology, Aras an Phiarsaigh, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Dublin 2. Phone: 01 896 2428, email: rismith@tcd.ie, web: http://www.tcd.ie/psychology/evening-course/

Fee

EUR 220 for eighteen weeks. Concession rate (EUR 140) is available to second and third level students, unemployed persons and those in receipt of a social welfare pension. Payment must accompany enrolment.

Please note, if applying at concession rate, proof of status must accompany application e.g. letter from second/third level institution, proof of receipt of social welfare pension/unemployment benefits.

Time and place

Wednesdays, 7 p.m.-8.20 p.m., in the Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Dublin 2.

Duration

Eighteen weeks over two terms: Michaelmas term, commencing Wednesday 12th October 2016 - 7th December 2016. Hilary term, commencing Wednesday 18th january - 15th March 2017.