Module Details

PS922-7-SP-CO: Advanced Cognitive Psychology Ii

Year: 2016/17
Department: Psychology
Essex credit: 15
ECTS credit: 7.5
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: No
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No

Staff
Supervisor: Dr Dominique Knutsen
Teaching Staff: Dr Dominique Knutsen, Dr Kevin Dent, Dr Vanessa Loaiza
Contact details: dknutsen@essex.ac.uk

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

Aims: This courses continues the introduction to cognitive psychology that commenced with PS921 Advanced Cognitive Psychology I.

The course will run throughout the second term.

It includes coverage of major areas of cognitive psychology, as defined by the British Psychological Society such as language, mental representation of concepts, memory, and attention. The module contains 10 lectures, and will be taught by Dr Vanessa Loaiza (3 lectures), Dr Kevin Dent (3 lectures) and Dr Dominique Knutsen (4 lectures). In addition, students take 5 advanced seminars, which are run by the lecturing staff.

At the end of the module, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the psychological theories and data related to major areas of cognitive psychology, as defined by the British Psychological Society such as language, mental representation of concepts, memory, and attention.
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Learning and Teaching Methods

Assessment

25 per cent Coursework Mark, 75 per cent Exam Mark

Coursework

Coursework essay titles will be provided in the first lecture.

Other details

Exam Period And Duration: 2.00 hour exam during Summer Examination period

Exam Duration and Period

2:00 during Summer Examination period.

Other information

Compulsory for:
MSc in Psychology Students

Correct as at 01/04/16-DK/SLB

Bibliography

  • A complete and updated reading list will be provided in the first lecture. A list of suggested readings will be made available here later during autumn term.

Further information