Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Psychology
Office location and address
485 McCormick RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
Cognition is the activity of knowing: the acquisition, organization, and use of knowledge. Emphasizing fundamental issues, this course introduces such basic content areas in cognitive psychology as perception, memory, language, cognitive development, and philosophy of science. An optional weekly review session is offered for those who wish to attend.
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of psychology.
Topics include the design of independent research projects, ethical considerations in research, computer applications, and preparation for a career in psychology. S/U grading. Prerequisite: Acceptance in Psychology or CogSci Distinguished Majors Program. Enrollment Requirement: You are required to register for PSYC 4970 or PSYC 4980 or COGS 4970 or COGS 4980.
This course aims to discuss the state-of-the-art in the large field of cognitive aging and the main lifespan predictors that lead to healthy aging.
Topical Offerings in Psychology