Rissman_Psych120A_Syllabus_Fall2013

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Unformatted text preview: version of the slides will be posted after each lecture. In addition, I am pleased to announce that all lectures will be podcasted and video recorded. Enrolled students can access audio and video recordings via the following link: http://www2.oid.ucla.edu/webcasts/courses/2013-2014/2013fall/psych120a-1 Course Schedule: Tue Topic (Reading) Thur Topic (Reading) 9/26 Intro. to Cognitive Psych. (Ch. 1, p. 3-15) Visual Object Recognition (Ch. 3) 10/1 Cognitive Neuroscience (Ch. 2) 10/3 10/8 Visual Illusions (Zimbardo & Gerrig) 10/10 * Attention I (Ch. 4, p. 135-152) 10/15 Attention II (Ch. 4, p. 117-129) 10/17 * Memory I (Ch. 5) 10/22 Memory II (Ch. 6) 10/24 * Memory III (Ch. 7) 10/29 MIDTERM EXAM 10/31 Mental Imagery (Ch. 10) 11/5 11/7 Language (Ch. 9, p. 323-354) * Language & Thought (Ch. 9, p. 355-360) 11/12 Concepts and Categories (Ch. 8) 11/14 * Executive Control (Smith & Kosslyn) 11/19 Judgment (Ch. 11, p. 399-419) 11/21 * Reasoning & Decision Making (Ch. 11, p. 419-443); TERM PAPER DUE 11/28 Thanksgiving; NO CLASS 11/26 Problem Solving (Ch. 12, p. 445-463) 12/3 Creativity & Expertise (Ch. 12, p. 464-70) 12/5 * Wrap up and review * indicates in-class quiz Note: This schedule of lecture topics and reading assignments is tentative and subject to change. FINAL EXAM: Thursday, Dec 12th, 3:00 – 5:00pm...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2013 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 120A taught by Professor Reismann during the Fall '13 term at UCLA.

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