Cognitive Psychology


This course presents how people acquire, represent, and use verbal and nonverbal information.


What you can learn.

  • Evaluate how humans think, act, decide, and perceive everyday
  • Identify when metacognition is accurate and when it is biased
  • Compare and contrast different research designs in cognitive psychology

About this course:

This course presents a survey of cognitive psychology--how people acquire, represent, transform, and use verbal and nonverbal information. Topics include perception, attention, imagery, memory, representation of knowledge, language, action, decision-making, and thinking. Transferable for UC credit. 
XL 10 Introductory Psychology, XL 100A Psychological Statistics, junior standing, or consent of instructor.

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