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This module is available for 2017/18

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Module code:PSYCGD02 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Principles of Cognition
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Paula Parpart
Organiser's location:26 Bedford Way
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Module outline: This module outlines general theoretical principles that underlie cognitive processes across many domains, ranging from perception to language, to reasoning and decision making. The focus will be on general, quantitative regularities, and the degree to which theories focusing on specific cognitive scientific topics can be constrained by such principles. There will be an introduction on general methods and approaches in cognitive science and some of the problems related to them. Later in the course, some computational approaches in cognitive science will be discussed. There will be particular emphasis on understanding cognitive principles that are relevant to theories of decision making.  
Module aims:To know and understand the basic principles of cognition across many areas of cognition, and the big theoretical questions and challenges in the field, as well as common experimental methods and computational approaches. 
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Module assessment:Essay (3,000 words) 100.00% 
Notes:This option module is available only for students from: MSc CoDeS, MSc Social Cognition and a limited number of Dual Masters students.  
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Last updated:2016-08-12 11:37:54 by ucjtpho