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Cognition and Memory

Enrolment code: KHA306

Offered: Hobart: semester 2,

Special note: This unit is part of the accredited program in Psychology and must be taken by students proceeding to Honours in Psychology

Unit description:

Introduces the study of issues related to cognition and, in particular, attention, pattern recognition, language and reading. The concept of memory will be introduced and structures and processes underlying memory will be examined, focussing on neuropsychological and psychophysiological examples of intact and damaged memory systems.

In laboratory classes students will work in groups to design and conduct their own experiment investigating an aspect of cognition or memory.

Staff Dr F Martin (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures, 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites KHA201 or KHA250 or KHA200  
Corequisites KHA301  
Mutual exclusions KHA300, KHA322, KHA342  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in Nov (50%), research proposal and research report totalling 2,500 words (50%). Satisfactory performance in the lab component is required for a full pass Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Baddeley A, Human Memory, Theory and Practice, ISBN 0863774318
Sternberg RJ, Cognitive Psychology, ISBN 0155083546
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