PSYC 2341: Cognitive Psychology

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of the mind. Students explore how people attend to, encode, and understand their world by examining empirical and theoretical aspects in the student of attention, memory, perception, and decision-making. Additional topics may include concept formation, problem-solving, creativity, intelligence, language, cognitive development, consciousness, among other topics. Students also survey historical approaches, research methodologies, and biological aspects in the study of cognition. Students will have a chance to engage with current theoretical issues and create links to real-life situations throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C+" grade in PSYC 1115 and 1215.

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