HPS203 - Cognitive Psychology
2024 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Community Based Delivery (CBD)*, Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
The Human Mind
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
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*National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute students only.
Drop-in Q&A online sessions will be scheduled throughout the trimester; see the unit cloud site for more details.
This unit presents a broad coverage of theories proposed by psychologists to explain the processes by which humans acquire, store, communicate, and use knowledge or information; the various research methods used by psychologists to study these processes; and some classic experimental findings in cognitive psychology which are the cornerstones of these theories. Topics covered in the unit include object recognition, attention, memory, reasoning, decision-making and problem-solving. These topics are treated within an information-processing approach to human cognition.
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