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On completing this module, students will have acquired the following knowledge:1) Understanding of the principal issues in cognitive psychology 2) Understanding of the principal components of the cognitive system and how they operate (e.g., structure and function of memory, perception, problem solving; 3) Understanding of the range of experimental methods used in this area, 4) Understanding of the range of theoretical apporaches taken and computational models used. On completion students should be able to 5) Critically assess experiment, theory and model in the area; 6) Identify important trends in current work within cognitive psychology, 7) Engage robustly with primary literature within cognitive psychology and 8) Design and run a cognitive study.Indicative Module Content:
Topics covered could include attention, short-term memory, long-term memory, conceptual structure, reasoning, language, decision making etc.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
Students joining the course who have not studied Cognitive Psychology before will need to apply themselves on a weekly basis to the recommended readings and other lecture materials; as the course covers a lot of ground.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
feedback on projects will be delivered within 2 weeks of submission.