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Living psychology: from the everyday to the extraordinary

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  • Points: 60
  • Code: DD210
  • Level: 2
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Thoroughly interesting and enjoyable range of topics in this module that you could relate to from a real world perspective. It was a step up from first year modules in terms of what tutors expected of you to get the marks. I guess thats how it goes at second year degree level. My advice is pay great attention to your tutors feedback and act on it every time. They are there to help you get those extra marks by fine tuning your skills.

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: June 2020

About half way through my degree and this is easily my most fascinating and exciting module to date. I tend towards cognitive and quantitative methods - this module may be more challenging for those with a social or developmental slant. However, highlights for me included:

- Behavioural economics (including biases)
- Parapsychology
- Forensic psychology (including psycopathy)
- Environmental psychology (including climate change).

The tutor-marked assignment structure was challenging but mostly fine, and the tutors were excellent. I'd heavily recommend this module to anyone wanting to put a bit of variety into their psych degree - it offers a number of applied windows into the world outside of Psychoanalysis and Autism.

Christopher Colquitt

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: February 2020

I found DD210 fascinating and very engaging. Assessment was mostly essays but I produced a PowerPoint which was enjoyable. I like the way it studied a wide range of topics and then for the final EMA brought them all together. If you are not sure which area to specialise in, I highly recommend this course. I would definitely recommend this module I think it was extremely well put together and organized.

Course starting: October 2015

Review posted: November 2016

Overall it was enjoyable, interesting & informative. It was not my first choice as I'm not keen on Psychology however, my circumstances meant I needed a course with no exam this year & this one fitted the bill. Those who enjoy psychology will get more out of, I'm sure.

Jennifer Amanda Geisler

Course starting: October 2015

Review posted: September 2016

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