PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 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. 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.

Class Format:

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

PSYCH 240 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Enroll in a section 002-013 and be auto enrolled in Lecture 001.
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Enroll in a section 021-032 and be auto enrolled in Lecture 020.
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Note:
There is no required textbook in Lecture section 001 and the associated discussion sections. All required readings will be posted in PDF form on Canvas.
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