This course provides a broad overview of subjects related to the information-processing systems of the mind, such as emotions, consciousness, memory, attention, perception, conceptual knowledge, and the functions of the various areas of the brain.
The learner will:
The learner can:
|1. Have a basic understanding of the different major theoretical approaches of cognitive psychology||1.1 Differentiate basic concepts/ principles underpinning the different theories and concepts in cognitive psychology
1.2 Integrate and Apply these approaches flexibly
|2. Explain the mental processes of long term memory, conceptual knowledge and emotions.||2.1 State the process of attention, and memory processes.
2.2 Understand the impact of memory and conceptual knowledge on individuals with mental health disorders.
|3. Learn how research has supported current findings of cognitive psychology.||3.1 Utilize empirically based findings to support existing concepts on cognitive psychology.|
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