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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
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Classification Structure - Division 380000 - Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences


DisciplineSubject
      Description

380100
      Psychology
380101
      Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
380102
      Learning, Memory, Cognition and Language
380103
      Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
380104
      Personality, Abilities and Assessment
380105
      Social and Community Psychology
380106
      Developmental Psychology and Ageing
380107
      Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
380108
      Industrial and Organisational Psychology
380109
      Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
380199
      Psychology not elsewhere classified
380200
      Linguistics
380201
      Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
380202
      Computational Linguistics
380203
      Discourse and Pragmatics
380204
      Laboratory Phonetics and Speech Science
380205
      Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
380206
      Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)
380207
      Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
380208
      Lexicography
380299
      Linguistics not elsewhere classified
380300
      Cognitive Science
380301
      Philosophy of Cognition
380302
      Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
380303
      Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
380304
      Neurocognitive Patterns and Neural Networks
380305
      Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning
380306
      Planning and Problem Solving
380399
      Cognitive Science not elsewhere classified
389900
      Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences
389999
      Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

Definitions

Division 380000 covers the Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences. This division has four disciplines:

    380100 - Psychology
    380200 - Linguistics
    380300 - Cognitive Science
    389900 - Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

Discipline 380100 - Psychology

This discipline covers psychology. This discipline has ten subjects:

    380101 - Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
    380102 - Learning, Memory, Cognition and Language
    380103 - Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
    380104 - Personality, Abilities and Assessment
    380105 - Social and Community Psychology
    380106 - Developmental Psychology and Ageing
    380107 - Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
    380108 - Industrial and Organisational Psychology
    380109 - Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
    380199 - Psychology not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) The application of psychology to an understanding of computer-human interface is included in Discipline 280100 Information Systems;

      (b) neuroscience is included in Discipline 320700 Neurosciences;

      (c) mental health is included in Discipline 321200 Public Health and Health Services;

      (d) sport and exercise psychology is included in Discipline 321400 Human Movement and Sports Science;

      (e) educational psychology is included in Discipline 330100 Education Studies;

      (f) the application of psychology to cognitive science is included in Discipline 380300 Cognitive Science;

      (g) criminology is included in Discipline 390400 Law Enforcement; and

      (h) psychology of religion is included in Discipline 440200 Religion and Religious Traditions.

Discipline 380200 - Linguistics

This discipline covers linguistics. This discipline has nine subjects:

    380201 - Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
    380202 - Computational Linguistics
    380203 - Discourse and Pragmatics
    380204 - Laboratory Phonetics and Speech Science
    380205 - Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
    380206 - Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)
    380207 - Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
    380208 - Lexicography
    380299 - Linguistics not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) Linguistic anthropology is included in Discipline 370300 Anthropology; and

      (b) linguistic processes is included in Discipline 380300 Cognitive Science.

Discipline 380300 - Cognitive Science

This discipline covers cognitive science. This discipline has seven subjects:

    380301 - Philosophy of Cognition
    380302 - Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
    380303 - Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
    380304 - Neurocognitive Patterns and Neural Networks
    380305 - Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning
    380306 - Planning and Problem Solving
    380399 - Cognitive Science not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      Artificial intelligence is included in Discipline 280200 Artificial Intelligence and Signal and Image Processing.

Discipline 389900 - Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

This discipline covers behavioural and cognitive sciences not elsewhere classified. It has the one subject:

    389999 - Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences.





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