PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2012
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 115 or 116.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
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. Readings will be drawn from a text and several primary sources.

Course Requirements:

Performance will be evaluated via objective examinations that will stress knowledge of the material and understanding of the relationship between theory and data. Three exams and several short writing assignments.

Intended Audience:

Students are required to have taken an introductory psychology course that included material on psychological experimentation.

Class Format:

Lecture only. The course will include lecture, demonstrations, in-class experiments, and practice on problem-solving exercises.

PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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