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Spring 2011-2012
* PSY 255 (EC)  

Cognitive Psychology

Daniel N. Osherson

The course will survey the major themes and experimental findings of Cognitive Psychology. We will address the question of how scientists probe the nature and underlying structure of human thought. Topics covered include attention, perception, imagery, memory, language, thinking, decision making, and cognitive neuroscience.

Sample reading list:
Reisberg, Daniel, Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly reading about 50 pages.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 30%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40857 L01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W   Green Hall   0-S-6   Enrolled:54 Limit:84
P01 9:00 am - 9:50 am Th   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
P02 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:10 Limit:15
P03 11:00 am - 11:50 am Th   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:13 Limit:15
P04 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm F   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
P05 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm F   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:4 Limit:15
P06 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm F   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:7 Limit:15