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An advanced seminar based course that focuses on current major developments and issues in cognitive psychology.
This is a seminar-based course. The objectives are to extend basic knowledge of the content, theory, and methods of cognitive psychology gained in PSYC208 Cognition (or other cognitive courses). It is designed to prepare those enrolled in PSYC340 for post-graduate study, and for post-grad students enrolled in PSYC416 for more advanced post-graduate study. Students will be assisted in the preparation and presentation of seminars. Class groups are small and open discussion and debate of issues raised from the seminar presentations is encouraged. Each student will give two seminar presentations and submit written work on their presentation topics. Presentations and subsequent essays will be based on readings considered to make a substantial contemporary contribution in the science of human cognition. The two presentations and associated essays determine the overall course grade. There are no examinations or tests. Above average achievement in PSYC208 Cognition or an equivalent course is strongly recommended as preparation for the course.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
There is no set text. Journal articles and book chapters are used.
Domestic fee $877.00
International fee $4,438.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.