Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours of lectures and/or seminars. |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
No prerequisites are required for this subject
No corequisites are required for this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
An accredited psychology major sequence.
Previous experience in perception and /or human cognition is desirable.
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
There are no non allowed subjects
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards of Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
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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; cognitive neuroscience, learning memory and decision making.
The subject aims to:
Written work of no more than 2000 words (50%) to be completed during semester. A take-home examination of no more than 1500 words made up of essay questions set by lecturers involved in the subject (50%). Questions are to be handed out in week 11 and answers are to be submitted in the examination period.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
There are no prescribed texts
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There are no recommended text books.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject,students will have developed
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology |
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