Cognitive Psychology (CEP 564) -- Spring, 2001

Tom Shuell

Tentative Course Schedule
(NOTE: Additional readings may be assigned from time-to-time.)


Last updated 1/21/01
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January 22 January 29 February 5 February 12 February 19
February 26 March 5 March 12 March 19 March 26
April 2 April 9 April 16 April 23 April 30


January 22

Topics: Introduction to the Course
"Introduction to Cognitive Psychology"

Tasks for the week:


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January 29

Topic: "Cognitive Neuroscience"

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February 5

Topics: "Attention and Consciousness"
"The Nature of Scientific Investigation"
  • Video: Masters of Illusion

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    February 12

    Topic: "Sensation and Perception: Do You See What I See?"

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    February 19

    Topic: "Memory: Models and Processes"
  • Video: Pieces of Mind

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    February 26

    Topic: "Knowledge Representation: Images and Propositions"

    Assignment Due: Readings:
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    March 5 --- SPRING RECESS -- CLASS WILL NOT MEET


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    March 12

    Topic: "Knowledge Representation and Organization"

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    March 19

    Topic: "Language and Cognition"
  • Video: The Mind: Language

    Assignment Due:
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    March 26

    Topic: "Social and Situated Cognition"

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    April 2

    Topic: "Cultural and Social Determinants of Cognition"
  • Video: Legends & Folklore of the Old West

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    April 9

    Topic: "Concepts, Problem Solving, and Reasoning"

    Assignment Due:
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    April 16

    Topic: "Cognitive Development (including metacognition)"
    Guest Instructor: Jennifer Livingston

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    April 23

    Topic: "Intelligence, Cognition, and Learning: A New Look at Old Issues"

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    April 30

    Topics: "Cognitive Psychology and You"
    Integration of the Semester

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    May 7 --- Final Examination Due


    May 10 -- Research Paper Due



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