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PSY 541 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology


Description:
Advanced theories, methods, and research in cognitive psychology and information processing.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: PSY 300.

Credits:
(5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the historical development of theoretical cognitive psychology and information processing.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the technical vocabulary specific to the field of cognitive psychology and information processing.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to communicate, in writing and orally, in the language and format of the disciplines of cognitive psychology and information processing.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to read, comprehend and discuss technically sophisticated experimental procedures, graphical representations of data, data analysis methods, theoretical arguments and interpretations specific to cognitive psychology and information processing.
  • Demonstrate familiarity and fluency with the research literatures associated with brain structures, consciousness, artificial intelligence, objective and/or memory, knowledge systems, executive functions, attention, emotion, thinking, perception, and problem solving.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to critically evaluate research designs, data collection method and interpretations common to the fields of cognitive psychology and information processing.
  • Generate and operationalize scientifically important and interesting questions in the area of cognitive psychology and information processing.
  • Demonstrate advanced skills of synthesizing, organizing, and analyzing the literature on a specific research topic.
  • Conduct a research study or experimental simulation, analyze the results, and present the findings in APA style.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
2/11/2010

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