Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||School of Applied Media and Social Sciences, Gippsland|
|Offered||Not offered in 2013|
|Coordinator(s)||Dr George Vandoorn|
Previously coded PSS3719
This unit is concerned with psychological phenomena that are beyond the normal or not readily explained according to scientific principles. Areas of interest include extrasensory perception, exotic senses, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, astrology, graphology, and deja-vu experiences. Methods of gathering and evaluating evidence of parapsychological phenomena will be examined and the roles of belief, illusion, and placebo effects will be discussed.
On completion of this unit students should be able to:
Written work: 60%
2 hour Exam: 40%
2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour laboratory) per week
48 points of study in any discipline