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213_syllabus_winter2011 - Psychology 213 - Introduction to...

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Psychology 213 -- Introduction to Cognition When : Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2.35pm -- 3:55pm Where : Leacock Building, Room 132 COURSE SYLLABUS Instructor : Prof Jelena Ristic Office: N7/13 Stewart Biology Building Phone: 514 398 2091 Email: jelena.ristic@mcgill.ca Office Hours: by appointment Teaching Assistants (All Offices in Stewart Biology Building) Grp Name Email Student LastName Office OfficeHrs 1 Dana Hayward dana.hayward@mail.mcgill.ca N7/2 Thurs 9-10am 2 Caitlin Mouri caitlin.mouri@mail.mcgill.ca N7/35 Mon 9-10am 3 Selma Hamdani selma.hamdani@mail.mcgill.ca N8/7 Tue 10-11am 4 Sarny Balegh saharnaz.balegh@mail.mcgill.ca S3/32 Wed 12-1pm Course Description : This course is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to the study of human cognition and its basic processes including perception, attention, memory, language, and intelligence. The course will be centered on understanding the links between the human behavior and underlying brain mechanisms and will draw from the findings obtained by interdisciplinary research methodologies that include behavioral studies of human performance, studies of healthy and injured brain function, as well as animal investigations. Conferences : There will be 6 conferences. Time and Location TBA. Prerequisites: One previous course in Psychology. Elementary knowledge of general psychological concepts is necessary for the successful mastery of this material. Required Readings (1) Textbook (Available at the Bookstore): (2010). Cognition. Fourth Edition : Oxford University Press Canada. ISBN: 978-0-19-543032-5. You can access the student study guide free of charge on OUP Canada website : http://www.oupcanada.com/higher_education/companion/psychology/9780195430325/student_resources.html Or go to: http://www.oupcanada.com/higher_education/companion/psychology/9780195430325.html and click on Student Resources. Course Policies You are responsible for all material covered in lectures and in assigned readings. The class will be taught in lecture format. Classes will be recorded. Lecture notes will be posted on WebCT after each
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