Nov 28, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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PSY 2310 - Cognitive Psychology


Theoretical and experimental investigations of learning in human beings: concept learning, problem solving, memory, motor skills, and language.

Requisites: PSY101D or 1010 and (1110 or 2110 or MATH2500)
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Connected World
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to analyze the utility of computers in describing and elucidating human thought processes.
  • Students will be able to describe and evaluate current research methods used in contemporary cognitive psychology research.
  • Students will be able to describe the history of cognitive psychology, including influences from philosophy and early movements in psychology such as Mentalism, Structuralism, Behaviorism, and Gestalt psychology.
  • Students will be able to discuss ways in which cognitive psychology research findings have been applied to real-world problems.
  • Students will be able to discuss well-established cognitive theories of attention, memory, comprehension, problem-solving, imagery, categorization, reasoning, judgment, and decision making.



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