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College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 242 - Cognitive Psychology


A survey of the experimental analysis of the mind. Topics include attention, memory and forgetting, problem solving, creativity, reasoning, and language. Special emphasis is given to the study of discourse comprehension and reading. The weekly laboratory sessions afford students an opportunity to interact directly with cognitive phenomena and research methods. Group A course. Fall semester. Prerequisite(s):  PSYC 100  (4 Credits)