PSYCH 751 - Cognitive Development
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing in Psychology or approved joint programs. Permission of the instructor is required for persons who are not Graduate students in Psychology or one of its combined or interdisciplinary programs.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Childhood is a period of remarkable human learning. In this graduate core course in cognitive development, we will examine learning and cognition from infancy through adolescence. We will focus on a broad range of empirical studies and theoretical analyses examining typical and atypical cognitive development. Topics include perception, memory, executive functioning, concepts, categorization, language, core theories, reasoning, problem-solving, academic skills, context, and culture.

Intended Audience:

Permission of the instructor is required for those who are not graduate students in psychology or one of its combined or interdisciplinary programs.

Class Format:

The course is conducted primarily as a seminar, with occasional lectures.

PSYCH 751 - Cognitive Development
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001 (SEM)
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 1506334350
Children's Thinking: Cognitive Development and Individual Differences, 6th edition, Author: David Bjorklund and Kayla Causey, Publisher: SAGE 6TH 2017
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