Oct 01, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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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
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe and explain issues using the primary concepts and findings in cognitive psychology, including concept learning, memory, problem solving, motor skills, and language.
  • Students will be able to apply the logic and methods of inquiry in cognitive psychology and the utility of computers in describing human thought.
  • Students will be able to explain how knowledge of cognitive psychology (e.g., concept learning, memory, problem solving, language, motor skills) contributes to becoming an informed citizen.
  • Students will be able to describe and evaluate the ways that the field of cognitive psychology and their findings are influenced by the social identities of the investigators.
  • Students will be able to critically describe and consider issues within cognitive psychology.
  • Students will be able to use information from sources in cognitive psychology to evaluate and develop a comprehensive analysis of human cognition.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the relevance of contexts when presenting a position about the contribution of cognitive psychology.
  • Students will be able to state a position that recognizes the complexities and acknowledges the limitations of human cognition (e.g., problem solving, memory, language, concept learning).
  • Students will be able to state conclusions logically and in a priority order about the processes involved in human cognition.



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