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  • PSYCHOLOGY 212A    Section:

    COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

    Fall Quarter 2004

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. See instructor for CRN

    Course description: Theories and empirical findings concerning human cognitive and perceptual development. Development of perception, memory, concepts (e.g., theory of mind, concepts about number), problem solving, and language from infancy to adolescence.

     

    Readings:

    Siegler, R. (2004). Children's thinking (5th edition). New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

    A reader will also be available for purchase.

     

    Format:

    1.  Enrollment: 15 (Non-psychology students will need consent of instructor).

    2.  Will include two, 1 ½ hour sessions per week, or 1 3-hour session per week. Class format will include lecture, discussion of the readings, and student presentations

    3.  One hour of independent study per week for research relating to class presentation and term paper.

     

    Requirements:

    1.  Preparation of weekly discussion questions

    2.  Participation in discussions

    3.  In-class presentation

    4.  15 page research paper

    Text(s):

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    157 Young T   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Kristin Lagattuta , Ph.D. 174L Young Hall by appointment