Courses & Units

Cognition KHA208

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

This is an intermediate level unit in the Behavioural Science major

Introduction

This unit expands the study of cognition introduced in KHA113. Lecture topics include perception, object recognition, attention, memory, language, and thinking. In practical classes students are introduced to psychological research through demonstrations and activities in areas related to the lecture topics. Students will broaden their understanding of cognitive processes, and further develop their research-based skills including: searching for scientific literature, critical analysis and synthesis of information, research design, data analysis and interpretation, and scientific reporting of research findings.

Summary

Unit name Cognition
Unit code KHA208
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Jim Sauer (Hobart), Dr Jason Satel (Launceston)

Teaching staff

Dr James Sauer (Coordinator)

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 090701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

KHA106 and KHA107, or KHA113 and KHA114

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KHA306 and KHA353

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

One 2-hr lecture weekly and ten 2-hr practical classes/activities.

Assessment

2-hr Exam in June (50%), Assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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