Courses & Units

Cognition KHA208


This is an intermediate level unit in the Behavioural Science major


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.


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

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

Teaching staff

Dr James Sauer (Coordinator)

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


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KHA106 and KHA107, or KHA113 and KHA114

Mutual Exclusions

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

KHA306 and KHA353


Teaching Pattern

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


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

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