Pre-requisites: PSY1002


Co-requisites: PSY2005

Aims/Description: This unit builds on the overview of core components of cognition established at level 1 (Cognitive Psychology I). The module covers the same broad topics as Cognitive Psychology II - perception, attention, performance, cognitive neuroscience, language, learning, memory and reasoning. It expands on key concepts and introduced additional details of experimental methods and theoretical nuance. Applications of fundamental science are discussed.

Restrictions on availability: Limited to Psychology students. Human Communication students may also take this unit by special arrangement.

Staff Contact: STAFFORD TOM
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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