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  • PSYCHOLOGY 100    Section: 1

    INTRO TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

    Fall Quarter 2004

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1 and Psychology 41

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    Introduction to human information processing, mental representation and transformation, imagery, attention, memory, language processing, concept formation, problem solving, and computer simulation. This course is the prerequisite for PSC 130, 132, and 135.

     

    Topics:

    Introduction                            Neurocognition

    Attention                                Consciousness

    Pattern Recognition                 Perception

    Knowledge Representation       Memory

    Language                               Problem Solving

    Imagery                                  Reasoning & Choice

     

    Course Format:

    Lecture: 4 hours

    Exams: Two midterms and a two-hour final. Multiple-choice format. Example examinations and some lecture notes will be provided on a Course Website. There is also a Textbook Website: http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/ashcraft/

     

    Grading:  Quarter grade will be based on an average of the exams.

     

    Text:  Ashcraft, Mark H., Cognition, 3rd Ed., ISBN: 0-13-030729-7. Prentice Hall 2002 In addition, there will be an optional lab will be taught in conjunction with this course as a 1-unit 198. This lab will be limited to 25 students (consent of instructor). Please do not buy the lab manual unless you have been admitted into the lab

    Text(s):

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    100 Hunt M W   2:10 PM - 4:00 PM http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/courses/kroll/psc100/f2k4.htm
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Neal Kroll Off-Campus * 13:10-14:00, Mon, Wed and by appointment