THE CONCEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

1.0 INTRODUCTION By now, you should have read through the course guide, which was sent to you as part of your institutional package furthering course. If you have not, please ensure that you read the course guide before reading your study materials as it provides a comprehensive outline of the materials you will cover on…

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THE PROBLEM OF DECEPTION

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the last unit, we discussed accuracy of judgments. In addition, the unit served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now describe person perception and explain cues used to make judgments. It is now time for us to discuss another interesting unit: the problem of deception. We will…

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SPECIALTIES IN PSYCHOLOGY

1.0 INTRODUCTION In unit 3, we discussed some basic concepts in psychology. The unit also served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now explain tire concepts of learning, maturation, growth and development. You are about to study another interesting and practical unit: specialties in psychology. We will now consider the…

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PERCEPTION: A BASIC PROCESS

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the last unit, we discussed application of psychology to policing. The unit also served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now identity groups of citizens with whom the police interact. In addition, you can explain the advantages and disadvantages of a psychologist serving as consultant. Time is…

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SOCIALISATION

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the last unit, we discussed the problem of deception. Also, the unit served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now identify channels of communication, explain deceptive non-verbal cues, and list factors influencing deception attempts. .Time is now ripe for us to discuss another interesting and relevant unit:…

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PERSONALITY TRAIT INFERENCES ABOUT WHAT THE PERSON IS LIKE

1.0 INTRODUCTION In unit 2, we discussed understanding some important factors in person perceptionand impression formation. Also, the unit served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now describe person perception. You can also identify important factors in person perception and explain the most important aspects of impressions. We are now…

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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the last unit, we discussed socialization. In addition, the unit served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now define socialization, identify and discuss the agents of socialization, and specify the values of interpersonal relationships. It is now time for us to discuss a very relevant and useful…

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UNDERSTANDING SOME IMPORTANT FACTORS IN PERSON PERCEPTION AND IMPRESSION FORMATION

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the last unit, we discussed impression formation. The unit also served to introduce us to other units in this course. You can now state the general principles of impression formation. You can also describe the type of information that you may use. We are now ready to discuss another interesting unit: understanding…

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