psych640 | Graduate
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Imagery and Knowledge Representation
- Contrast verbal and visual imagery.
- Evaluate the cognitive processes associated with knowledge representation.
- Explain the components of the memory system and their interactions.
- Describe methods used to enhance memory.
- Evaluate the implications of encoding on information retrieval.
Problem Solving, Expertise, Reasoning, and Judgment
- Analyze the relationship between judgment and cognitive processes.
- Explain the process of attaining expertise.
- Explain the process of problem solving.
Language Structure and Comprehension
- Explain the cognitive processes associated with language.
- Examine the structure and function of language.
- Evaluate the theories of language acquisition and development.
History of Cognitive Psychology and Individual Differences in Cognition
- Evaluate the effects of aging on cognitive development.
- Describe the history of cognitive psychology.
- Examine the role of psychometric studies of cognition on human behavior.
Perception and Attention
- Explain the conditions that impair visual information processing.
- Describe the relationship between attention and performance.
- Evaluate the relationship between perception and attention as it relates to encoding.
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