PSYC 221 Cognitive Psychology
An introduction to the empirical study of mental processes. Topics include perception and attention, working memory, long-term memory, visual imagery, problem-solving, language, and decision-making.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Art and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux. Learning Hours may vary.
The mission of the graduate program in psychology is to build on the strength of its students, faculty, and staff in providing an internationally renowned program that is known for: the excellence and integrity of its faculty, students, and training; the innovation and value of its research, scholarship, and skill development; and the fostering of leadership in the delivery of service to the community, to the field of psychology, and to society.
PSYC 801 Design of Experiments Topics include: The logic of the test for significance and controversies concerning it; ANOVA and its underlying linear model for between- subject, within-subject and split-plot designs; orthogonal comparisons for trend analysis and for special contrasts; restricted randomization and the randomized-block design; partial confounding in latin-squares; balancing conditions against trend; hierarchical designs; ANOVA and multiple correlation; designs including organismic variables; random- effect models and the fixed-effect fallacy; data transformations and non-parametric tests. Lectures (3 hrs) and tutorials (1.5½ hrs); Fall; J. Gallivan.
How does the brain perceive, think, and feel? This course in cognitive neuroscience provides a window into contemporary views of how different features of cognition are implemented by the human brain. The course will cover advances in our understanding of the brain mechanism of human cognition.
Concurrent Education Degree Requirements
...0, PSYC 205/3.0, PSYC 215/3.0, PSYC 221 /3.0, PSYC 235...
...400 (Computing Plans) APSC 221 ; ELEC 470 ; ELEC...ASC_Science * The GPHY and PSYC Course Lists noted...