Subject: Psychology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Psychology and Health Studies


This course focuses on theoretical and experimental analyses of human perception, cognition, and performance. A set of original research articles covering diverse areas of cognitive science (e.g., basic perception, memory, language comprehension, human reasoning) will be assigned, read, and discussed by the class.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units from PSY 252, 253, 255, 256, 353, 355.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.

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