PSY 3460: Cognitive Psychology

Description

Examines how the mind and brain operate from a psychological and physiological perspective, including cognitive development across the life span, the human memory, and the cognitive processes.

Objectives

  1. Discuss the emergence of modern cognitive psychology.
  2. Describe the visual system.
  3. Analyze the different processes and types of attention.
  4. Compare and contrast working and long-term memory.
  5. Explore select research on memory strategies and metacognition.
  6. Summarize the major benefits of concept maps.
  7. Differentiate key milestones in human cognitive development throughout life.

PreRequisites

  1. PSY 1010

Textbook(s)

Cognition (Rev: 9th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2016)
Author: Matlin, M. W., & Farmer, T. A.
ISBN: 9781118983287
Price: $129.96

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