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PSYC2013 - Cognitive and Social Psychology
Faculty of Science - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $4,110
International Fee: $4,770
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Psychology
Offered session(s): 2
Prerequisites: PSYC1001 and PSYC1002.
Prohibitions: PSYC2113
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Karen Gonsalkorale

Classes: Three 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.

Assessment: One 2 hour exam, major assignment (1500-2000 word essay/report), minor assignment (short written practical exercise and/or tutorial quiz) (100%)

Textbooks: See school website
This unit expands the depth and range of topics introduced in the first year lectures on Cognitive Processes, Developmental Psychology and Social Psychology. The section on Cognitive Processes focuses on current theories of memory, attention, problem solving and decision making and discusses the methods and issues involved in investigating these processes in both healthy individuals and people with cognitive disorders. The section on Developmental Psychology discusses early social and cognitive development. The section on Social Psychology examines salient topics in social psychology, such as impression management, social cognition, and prejudice.
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