|Aims and Objectives:
ü To explore the basic notions and concepts required to better understand human cognition.
ü To understand the development and functioning of individuals in terms of some cognitive processes and how they affect human behaviour and day-to-day activities.
ü To develop an understanding of how human cognition affects and shape human’s everyday routines, decisions, interactions, … etc.
ü Students gain familiarity with basic notions and concepts associated with human cognition.
ü Students can develop knowledge of how different cognitive processes affect vital aspects such as learning, speaking, decision making, … etc.
ü Studentsgain background knowledge that helps them better understand language learning and teaching.
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Baker, K., Esgate, A., Groome, D., Heathcote, D., Kemp, R., Maguire, M., & Reed, C. (2004). An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology. Psychology Press.
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Goldstein, E. B. (2014). Cognitive Psychology: Connecting Mind, Research and Everyday Experience. Nelson Education.
|1. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
6. Speech production
|End of Semester I
9. Knowledge types and representations
10. Problem Solving
12. Decision making
|End of Semester II
|Assessment and Evaluation|