Cognitive Psychology

Course Number: 
HSL763
LTP structure: 
3-0-0
Discipline: 
Psychology
Credit: 
3.0

Pre-requisite

Course Objective

The course will enable students to gain the understanding of various theoretical concepts and frameworks in cognitive psychology, and apply this knowledge to problems pertaining to human cognition and related fields such as memory, information processing and complex problem solving.

Course Content

The course will cover the following topics: Historical account of brain-mind, classification of cognition theories, methods of studying cognition, visual perception, top-down-bottom-up processing, visual recognition, information processing theories and attention, long-term memory, three stage theory of memory, types of memory, working memory and executive processing, emotion-cognition, decision making and dual process theories .
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