Psychology | Cognitive Psychology
P335 | 3650 | J. Kruschke
Description: Cognitive psychologists study how people perceive and attend
to the environment, how people learn and remember, how they comprehend
and produce language, how they reason and make decisions. One goal of the
course is for students to discover real-life examples of these phenomena,
to emphasize the real-world relevance of laboratory experiments and
theory. Another goal is for students to understand thoroughly the
scientific reasoning underlying laboratory experimentation and theory
Format: Lectures with demonstrations and discussion.
Text: Reed, Cognition, 4th Ed.
Papers, tests, and grades: Four exams, including a non-cumulative final
exam. Up to four short papers regarding real-world applications. Up to
four homework exercises exploring particular theories.
Availability of Instructor: available by appointment.
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