Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSY                                     Course Number: 200                                    
Course Title: Cognitive Psychology
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course presents a comprehensive overview of essential concepts in cognitive psychology?the scientific study of thinking?including topics such as perception, reasoning, language, learning and memory. In particular, we will focus on the latest advances in cognitive neuroscience?a branch of neuroscience involving the study of the biological foundations of cognition. The aim of the course is to explore the critical issues in cognitive psychology from a historical, cultural and contemporary perspective.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and PSY 101.
Start Date:    04/30/2011                         End Date: