The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

PSYC2300

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

PSYC2300 examines psychological processes such as attention, memory, word recognition, reasoning and problem solving. Laboratory exercises are used to demonstrate these basic psychological processes.

This course forms part of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council's accredited sequence.

Related courses:

PSYC2400, PSYC2500, PSYC3300,PSYC3301


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Recognise the links between experimental psychological methods and cognitive psychology principles.

2. Explain the importance of cognitive psychology to applied psychology eg. Clinical.

3. Use the scientific methodology of psychology.

4. Write formal psychology reports.


Content

  • Attention
  • Memory
  • Language
  • Reasoning
  • Problem solving

Assumed knowledge

PSYC1000, PSYC1010, PSYC1020


Assessment items

Written Assignment: 2 Brief Written Lab Reports

Written Assignment: Full Length Lab Report

Quiz: Online Quiz

Formal Examination: Final Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks starting in week 2

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks