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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours of lectures and/or seminars. [Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.] |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Jason Forte
In this subject key theoretical issues of contemporary interest in cognitive psychology are addressed. Relevant theoretical and empirical articles being discussed and evaluated. Topics will be selected from the following: sensation and perception; theories of brain function; the role of explicit and implicit processes in memory; skilled word recognition; reading and spelling acquisition; mathematical cognition.
Written work of no more than 3000 words (100%).
Hurdle requirements: Attendance at 80% of classes, completion of a class presentation and completion of each piece of written assessment.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, the student should have acquired: an active curiosity about the workings of the human mind; and an ability to evaluate empirical evidence critically.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology |
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology
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