PS 408 Cognitive Psychology
S1B 2007 BL
Diane H. Bryan, Ph.D.
Senior Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. in Clinical PsychologyM.P.S. in Behavioral PsychologyLicensed in New Mexico and Texas
8:00 - 5:00 Monday thru Friday by appointment
firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred email address)
Jan. 12 - March 2nd 2007
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Solso, Robert L. (2005). Cognitive psychology (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
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Late Submission of Course Materials: Due to the design of the teaching model and students' presentations, no late projects will be accepted.
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Review of syllabus
Overview of textbook
Explanation of presentations, games, videos, and group work assignments
Reading assignment: Chapter 1 and 2
Chapters 3 and 4
Group 1 presentations
Chapters 5 and 6
Group 2 presentations
Mid term exam (chapters 1-6)
Chapters 7 and 8
Chapters 9 and 10
Chapters 11 and 12
Final exam (chapters 7-12)
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