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  • PSYCHOLOGY 212A    Section:

    COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

    Fall Quarter 2006

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

    Course description: This course provides an in-depth examination of the theories, debates, and research in cognitive development, with particular emphasis on infancy and childhood.  Through careful investigation and discussion of classic and contemporary articles and book chapters, we will address the development of perception, concepts & categorization, language, social cognition, memory, problem solving, and scientific reasoning.

     

    Grading:   Grades will be based on written discussion questions & class participation:  30%; Leading class discussion:  30%; Final research paper: 40%

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    Center for Mind and Brain M   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Kristin Lagattuta , Ph.D. 174L Young Hall by appointment