Cognitive Psychology

Credit Hours: 
3

History of cognitive psychology and the basic cognitive processes involved in attention, memory, knowledge representation, information processing, and problem solving.

By the end of this course, students should have learned

  1. The contemporary information processing framework used in cognitive psychology
  2. How experiments are conducted to test models of human information processing
  3. How information is attended to, memorized, and retrieved
  4. How higher order knowledge structures facilitate everyday life
  5. How judgments and decisions are biased and how they are not
     
Prerequisites: 
PSYC 6110 or Permission of Department
Duplicate Credit: 
PSYC 6630
Semester Offered: 
Fall
Level: