Everyday Cognition

PSY 472S

Key cognitive processes (e.g., attention, memory, comprehension, problem solving) and how they work in everyday settings. Cognition in classrooms, courtrooms, hospitals, grocery stores, kitchens, jobs, sports, and dance. Focus on Medical Cognition, Courtroom Cognition, and Memory for Movement. For each setting--successful vs. mediocre performance, types of errors, and applications. Visits by experts (e.g., pharmacists, doctors, judges, lawyers, chefs, choreographers) to discuss the cognitive processes essential for their jobs. Instructor: Day
Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring