Cognitive Psychology: Introduction and Survey
Overview of cognitive processes including pattern recognition, concept formation, attention, memory, imagery, mental representation, language, problem solving, and modes of thinking. The basic approach is both empirical (using data collection and analysis) and theoretical (building models using inductive/deductive reasoning). Application of basic laboratory results to cognition in everyday life. Students are required to participate in psychological research. Prerequisite: PSY 101 strongly recommended. One course.