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PSYC 221 Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 221  Cognitive Psychology  Units: 3.00  

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.

Requirements: Prerequisite PSYC 100. Exclusion A maximum of 6.0 units from COGS 200; COGS 201; PSYC 220; PSYC 221.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Psychology (PSYC)

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.


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.

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