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Cognitive Psychology

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
380
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides the student with an introduction to research and theory on the nature of cognitive processes from an information processing perspective. The focus is on the processes used to transform, store, manipulate and retrieve information. A neurocognitive emphasis is given as well. Topics include attention, pattern recognition, memory and language. Students will do a mini-experiment in which they collect data, analyze and interpret the data and present the results of their research to the class. Prerequisite: PY 201. (Program goals 1, 2, 3, 6, 7)