Lecture Text: Solso, R. L. (1998). Cognitive Psychology (5th ed). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
Lab Text: Stangor, C, (1998). Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co,
Description: This course consists of both a lecture section and a lab section. Lectures survey research and theory in cognitive psychology and are based on material from the assigned text, from other texts in cognitive psychology, from articles in leading journals, and from the instructorýs own research. Lectures will follow the outline of the assigned text but will be supplemented with additional material.
The laboratory activities are described in the Assignments Module.
Examinations and Grades: There will be three examinations as listed on the syllabus. The exams are part multiple choice and part short essay. Questions will be be drawn from the text, lectures, reading assignments, and laboratory demonstrations. If you must miss an exam, you must have a valid excuse, and you will be required to take a make-up exam. Each exam will count toward one-third of your lecture grade.
Your final grade will be based equally on your lecture grade and on your lab grade.
Lab Section 0101 Mon 1:00 - 3:00 ZOP 0124
Lab Section 0103 Wed 1:00 - 3:00 ZOP 0124
Date Topic 9/1/98 Intro to HyperCourseware -- -- 9/1/98 Intro to Cognitive Psychology Solso1 -- 9/1/98 and Cognitive Neuroscience Solso2 -- 9/8/98 Perception of Sensory Signals Solso3 Lab1 9/15/98 Pattern Recognition Solso4 Lab2 9/22/98 Attention Solso5 Lab3 9/22/98 Consciousness Solso6 -- 9/29/98 *** Exam 1 *** -- Lab4 10/6/98 Memory: Theories Solso7 Lab5 10/13/98 Memory: Structure and Processes Solso8 Lab6 10/20/98 Representation of Knowledge Solso9 Lab7 10/27/98 Mnemonics and Experts Solso10 Lab8 11/3/98 Mental Imagery Solso11 Lab9 11/10/98 *** Exam 2 *** -- Lab10 11/17/98 Language 1 Solso12 Lab11 11/17/98 Language 2 Solso13 -- 11/24/98 Thinking 1 Solso15 Lab12 12/1/98 Thinking 2 Solso16 Lab13 12/8/98 Artificial Intelligence Solso17 Lab14