PSY 203 Cognitive Psychology I

 

This course is an introduction to Cognitive Psychology.  The objective of this course is to provide a theoretical understanding of the elements of cognition (higher mental processes).  It also examines relevant in relation to real life situations.

 

Course Content;

 

History and development of Cognitive Psychology.

The nature of Perception.

Theories of Perception.

Memory

Forgetting.

The nature of language.

The development of language.

 

Recommended Readings: -

1.      Eyesenck ,M.W.1990   The Blackwell Dietionary of Cognitive Psychology.Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2.      Green, W.D.and Others. 1996. Cognitive Science. An Introduction. Oxford, Davi Blandenell.                    

3.      Moris P.E.1992. Theoretical Aspects of Memory (2nd Ed); London, Routledge.

4.      Smith L. Pockrell J, Jomlison P; 1997. Piaget, Vygostky and beyond; London, Routledge & Kegan Paul.