PSYCO 258

Cognitive Psychology

 

 

syllabus

syllabus
(Spring, 2020)

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lecture notes

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Online Lab document

online labs
(Spring, 2020)

eClass

   eClass

MindTap

MindTap

[instructions]

cognitive psychology websites

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home page

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News & Updates

 

• the textbook is available from NelsonBrain.com (ebook only or ebook+MindTap) and Vitalsource.com (ebook only or ebook+MindTap)

 

• textbook (5th edition) errata (depending on which printing you have; some errata may have been corrected):

- p.21: “12. Event after the shift in psychology...” should be “12. Even after the shift in psychology...”

- p.39-40: the textbook describes one kind of prosopagnosia; however, there are at least two different types, as described in the lectures

- p.83: in Figure 3.31 “What/Pereption” should be “What/Perception

- p.167: “As for the Fruits group,...” should be “As for the Professions group,...”

- p.184: “(2) a conditioning stimulus” is more commonly called an “unconditioned stimulus”

- p.221: “Systems consolidation involves the gradual recognition of neural circuits.” should be “Systems consolidation involves the gradual reorganization of neural circuits.”

- p.231: “...amygdala activity was higher for the emotional words...” should be “...emotional pictures...”

- p.340 “However, participants responded ‘yes’ more rapidly when the picture’s orientation matched the situation described in the picture” should read “...matched the situation described in the sentence

- p.431: “Cryptoamnesia” should be “Cryptomnesia

- p.462: “McNeil, J. E., & Warrington, E. K. (1993). Prospoganosia: A face-specific disorder.” should be “McNeil, J. E., & Warrington, E. K. (1993). Prosopagnosia: A face-specific disorder.”

 

• there are free student study guides for the coursepack readings on Intelligence and Creativity and Applied Cognitive Psychology

 

• check out the learning resources list