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Unformatted text preview: UT-Austin, Spring 2010Dr. Lauretta ReevesT.A.: Yamanda [email protected]@mail.utexas.edu Phone: 471-1206Office: Seay 2.122Office: Seay 4.220Office Hrs: Mon. 1-2:30 p.m.Office Hrs: Tuesday 11:30 am-12:30 pmFriday 1-2:30 p.m.Wed 10-11 a.m.INTRODUCTION to COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (PSY 305)MWF 9-10 a.m., NOA 1.126 (43785) This course will expose students to theories and research on a multitude of cognitive processes, including memory, language, attention, and pattern recognition. Emphasis is on attainment of content knowledge within cognitive psychology, and the development of critical thinking skills. Students are expected to learn how and why research findings support (or disconfirm) the relevant theories about each cognitive process. Prerequisites: PSY 301 with grade of at least C. **The University of Texas at Austin provides upon request appropriate academic accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 471-6259, 471-4641 TTY.Requirements: Exams (3 x 100)300Research Paper100ZAP Experiments (12 x 3 pts.)36Attendance____TOTAL436Grading: A (94-100%) 410-436 ANDat least 90% attendance recordA- (90-93.5%)392-409 ANDat least 90% attendance recordB+ (87.5-89.5%)382-391 ANDat least 85% attendance recordB (84-87%)366-381 ANDat least 80% attendance recordB- (80-83.5%)349-365 ANDat least 80% attendance recordC+ (77.5-79.5%)338-348 ANDat least 75% attendance recordC (74-77%)322-337 ANDat least 75% attendance recordC- (70-73.5%)305-321 ANDat least 75% attendance recordD+ (67.5-69.5%)293-304 ANDat least 70% attendance recordD (64-67%)279-292 ANDat least 70% attendance recordD- (60-63.5%)262-278 ANDat least 65% attendance recordF (0-59.5%)0-261 AND/ORless than 60% attendance1) Late exams or assignments require both a documented reason (e.g., doctor's noteor funeral slip) AND approval of instructor. Please contact Dr. Reeves when extenuating circumstances FIRST occur, or BEFORE the relevant exam or assignment due date. Assignments are considered late if they are not turned in during class of the day on which they are due. NO ASSIGNMENTS will be accepted by email (under extenuating circumstances, individuals may be given prior approval by Dr. Reeves. Grades are final; questions and appeals must be made within 2 class periods.2) ALL ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED FOR A FINAL GRADE TO BEISSUED.Having earned enough points for a C does not mean a student is exempt from the ZAPs assignments, the Research Paper, or any Exam. Credit/No Credit or Pass/Fail option: You may opt out of onemajor requirement (1 Exam OR Research Paper OR Lab Report) AS LONG as you meet the following requirements: (a) at least 70% of possible points (TOTAL – missed assignment), (b) attendance of at least 75% for EACH Exam section (i.e., 75% before Exam I; 75% between Exam I and II, and 75% between Exam II and III)....
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course PSY 43785 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '10