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PSY1002   Cognitive Psychology I   (20 credits)

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be changes to some module details/assessment for 2020-21 that are not reflected here. Please contact the department for details.

 
Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F4
Pre-requisites for   PSY2002   (when the module is running)

Description

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 explored 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 158.0
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 2020-21. Details will be available from the academic department.