This course will examine the experimental method as a means of gaining knowledge about human cognition. Students in this course will learn about general research methods in cognitive psychology related to experimental design, understanding and interpreting research, and ethical issues involved in research with human subjects. Classic research paradigms in cognitive psychology will be explored through the use of interactive demonstrations and in-class experiments. In addition, students will be instructed in how to write well-organized research reports.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(NS&B)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
David W. Martin (2008). DOING PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIMENTS (7th Edition). Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ISBN-10: 0-495-11577-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-495-11577-9
|Examinations and Assignments: |
quizzes; short papers and homework; conducting a research project; final paper & presentation of research project
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students will participate in lectures, readings and discussion of research articles as well as hands-on research experience by undertaking a research project.
|Instructor(s): Kim,Kyungmi Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: SCIE103; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 2||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 6||FR: 2|
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