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180150 KO MEi: CogSci Psychology Discussion (2016S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

1.Termin (Vorbesprechung): DI 1. März 2016, 9:00 - 11:00
HS 2G d. Inst. f. Philosophie, NIG, 2. Stock

Weitere Termine werden bei der Vorbesprechung bekannt gegeben!


max. 20 participants
Language: English



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar broadens and deepens the content of the lecture "Introduction to Cognitive Psychology" by in-depth discussion of selective articles, and invites students to acquire practice in designing and understanding cognitive pychological experiments. The topics will include:
- basic principles and mechanisms of visual attention
- priming and unconscious processing
- divided and focussed attention
- attention and memory

Assessment and permitted materials

- regular attendance
- routine reading of the literature
- oral presentation
- moderation of a discussion
- active participation in discussions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Acquisition of knowledge and practice concerning the
- methods of cognitive psychology
- research results of cognitive psychology
- critical reflection of experiments and resutls
- applications of cognitive psychology

Examination topics

- theoretical input through presentation and discussion
- reading of scientific articles
- oral presentation and moderation of a discussion
- active participation in discussions

Reading list

Topical articles on visual perception, attention, eye movements, etc.; All to be announced during the course

Association in the course directory

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