PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Cost:
50-100
Enforced Prerequisites:
PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 115 or 116; and STATS 250(350).
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, and in-class experiments.

PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
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Note:
I believe there is a paperback version of this book if you prefer. You could also probably get by with the 4th edition although I make no guarantees.
ISBN: 9780495506294
Cognitive psychology, Author: Robert J. Sternberg ; with contributions of the investigating cognitive psychology boxes by Jeff Mio., Publisher: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning 5th ed. 2009
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