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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 3002

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
007638

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of the major theories and concepts in cognitive psychology and to provide an understanding of their interdependence and relationship to human behaviour and experience.

Course content

In this course students will further develop their understanding of cognitive psychology (including sensation and perception, attention and skilled performance, short-term memory and learning, long-term memory and memory impairment, basic neuropsychology and executive functioning, language; reasoning and decision making, and social cognition). Students will apply this knowledge and their research skills in the preparation of a research report to address a real world question in cognitive psychology.

Textbook(s)

Goldstein E 2019, Cognitive Psychology with CogLab access card and CourseMate access card (Package ISBN 9780170287005), 5th Edn, Thomson Wadsworth, Belmont, CA

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 2005 Introductory Research Methods
BEHL 1004 Psychology 1B
BEHL 1003 Psychology 1A

An equivalent course to BEHL 2005 is accepted.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Online multiple choice questions 450 words 10% N/A
Research report 2500 words 50% N/A
Final examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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