The University of St. Thomas

Research Issues in Cognition
Title:Research Issues in Cognition
Course Number:415
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Robinson-Riegler, Gregory L
Time:1730 - 2115
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC LL45
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/03 12/19 -  -  W   -  - 20 0 20
Course Description:
This laboratory course explores research issues in cognitive psychology, with special emphasis on cognitive psychology methodology, current research issues, hands-on research, and discussion/analysis of primary research sources. Specific topics covered each semester may vary slightly. Examples of topics include: subliminal perception; automatic processing; implicit memory; eyewitness testimony; memory reconstruction; expertise and problem solving; the use of heuristics in decision making; person memory. Approximately four lectures and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: PSYC 212 and 315