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21st century applications of psychology

Unit Code: PSY4409

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


‘21st century applications of psychology’ is a multidisciplinary unit that draws together distinct strands of psychological theory and practice. Divided across 6 modules, you will study psychology from the following perspectives: the mind/body and self (e.g. body modification, embodied cognition, the ‘selfies’ epidemic), family and relationships (e.g. step-families, same-sex families), society and culture (e.g. modern racism, psychological perspectives in terrorism, acculturation and integration within multicultural Australia), health, stress and coping (e.g. resilience, positive education, cross-cultural approaches to therapy), ePsychology (e.g. cyber-bullying, virtual reality, artificial intelligences), and psychology of work (e.g. flow, flourishing)