PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Section: 101
Term: SP 2008
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Cost:
50-100
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of the following: PSYCH 111, 112, 114, 115, or 116.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The topics to be covered include various aspects of the psychology of human perception, attention, memory, thinking (including problem solving and reasoning), and consciousness. The material will include data and theory about the relationship between cognition and brain function. The course will emphasize not only the content material represented by these topics, but also the process by which researchers develop theories and collect evidence about relevant issues. Students are required to have taken an introductory psychology course that included material on psychological experimentation.Performance will be evaluated via objective examinations that will stress knowledge of the material and understanding of the relationship between theory and data. Readings will be drawn from a text and several primary sources. The course will include lecture, discussion, demonstrations, in-class experiments, and practice on problem-solving exercises.

PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
P
52312
Open
79
 
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MTuWTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
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