HPS773 - The Human Mind

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in courses H603, H605, H664, H705 and H706

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: HPS203
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight, 1 x 1 hour online activities per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Trimester 1: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight, 1 x 1 hour online activities per week.

Trimester 3: 1 x 1 hour recorded class per week, 1 x 2 hour (online) seminar per fortnight, 1 x 1 hour online activities per week.

Content

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 the theories referred to above. Topics covered 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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