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- 28 Jun 2021
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the interactive nature of different aspects and stages of the process of cognition.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the processes involved in cognition.
- Critically evaluate research in cognitive psychology.
- Apply cognitive psychological theory to real-world issues.
- Cognitive Psychology: where we came from and where we’re going
- Sensation and Perception
- Visual Object Recognition
- Short-term memory
- Long-term memory
- Reasoning and decision-making
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This course introduces you to the major theories and concepts in cognitive psychology and provides you with an understanding of their interdependence and relationship to human behaviour and lived experience.
In this course, we’ll explore study cognition or “thinking”. That is, the acquisition, storage, transformation and use of knowledge by the mind and brain. Throughout the course, you will be introduced to the basic theoretical concepts, which you’ll be able to apply through adaptions of classic psychological experiments.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Psychology degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- 2 hours (40%)
- 450 words (10%)
- 2500 words (50%)
Current study term: 27 Jun 21 to 03 Sep 21
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