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An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology as an Experimental Science

 

Length  Start date  Department
Three weeks  

The taught course for 2020 has already taken place, but you can still take a self-guided version. Simply register to start.

Psychology

This course will introduce the learner to a key area in psychology: cognitive psychology. You will develop an understanding of cognitive psychology as an experimental science by running your own experiments and collecting your own data.

Through this experience, you will gain an appreciation of how we can use these methods to study the mind. We will look at the current thinking on two key areas of the cognitive psychology, ‘reasoning and thinking’, and ‘mental imagery’.

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