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PSYC 316: Cognition (Carbary)

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  • Cognitive Psychology is a course designed for those interested in developing a better understanding of cognitive science. Topics include: An overview of behaviorism and other theories of learning; contemporary areas of neuroscience; sensation and perception; short-term and long-term memory; language; linguistic and cognitive development; problem solving, judgment, and creativity. Current controversies related to the proposed structure of thought in both humans and non-humans will be addressed. Upon completion of this course, students will possess an improved appreciation for the complexity of brains and the plurality of minds that emerge from their activity.

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