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PSY1002   Cognitive Psychology I   (20 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F4


This unit provides an overview of core components of cognition, and principles of their investigation. The module covers perception, attention, performance, cognitive neuroscience, language, learning, memory and reasoning. It introduces and explores key concepts, theoretical perspectives and foundational methods. Examples of key studies in cognitive psychology will be considered critically.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 160.0
Lecture 40.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 30 %
Exam 1.0 70 %

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2023-24.