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Psychology: Memory and Cognition


Psychology: Memory and Cognition

Psychology: Memory and Cognition

Explore factors such as visual perception, memory, and theories on forgetting


Students: 5,959
Course Description

This second free course continues the introduction to Psychology. This free learning course approaches the topic from a ‘cognitive’ angle.
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This perspective likens the mind to an information-processing computer and uses the computer metaphor to examine complex human functions such as visual perception and memory. This online course is suitable for revising, exam preparation, and for those who often wondered how humans engage in complex mental functions!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will gain a good understanding of various aspects of visual perception, including depth perception, psychological factors that affect visual perception and many other concepts. You will learn all about visual illusions.
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This course will provide you with tips to help you enhance retrieval of memory. You will be able to identify sensory, short-term and long-term memory. Explore the theories on forgetting, such as organic causes. Dr. Jim Lynch will discuss retrograde amnesia, Alzheimer's disease, dementia and memory loss to provide you with information that will greatly improve your understanding of the causes of these conditions.
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Module Title
Visual perception
Visual Illusions
Enhancing retrieval and memory
Memory
Memory revision crossword
Sensory, short term and long term memory
Theories on forgetting
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Course Title Psychology: Memory and Cognition
Course # 233
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 6
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This second free course continues the introduction to Psychology. This free learning course approaches the topic from a ‘cognitive’ angle. This perspective likens the mind to an information-processing computer and uses the computer metaphor to examine complex human functions such as visual perception and memory. This online course is suitable for revising, exam preparation, and for those who often wondered how humans engage in complex mental functions!
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Release Date 11 February 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio Low
Audio Only Low
Animation Medium
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Kyra Sharpe United Kingdom great course! 2014-10-17 12:10:37
  • Christina Legg United States of America This was an excellent course! 2014-10-08 18:10:15
  • Natasha Alisa Mohammed Trinidad and Tobago Interesting course. Thank you 2014-09-16 03:09:26
  • Angela Armendariz United States of America am very interested on learning more about the brain and how it functions 2014-09-08 21:09:40
  • Angela Armendariz United States of America seems like a very interesting course im very interested on learning more about the mind and its functions 2014-09-08 21:09:01
  • Monica Acquaah United Kingdom This course has taught me about how wide a range the subject on psychology is, how and why humans think and behave in the way they do with the human mind being the most complex machine on earth. 2014-09-02 11:09:02
  • Brenda Allen United States of America Great course! 2014-08-20 01:08:13
  • Tito Abban Quarshie Ghana very active and good 2014-08-06 14:08:08
  • Angela Hales United Kingdom Brilliant thank you. 2014-08-01 17:08:56
  • Simon Peter Gana Rwanda Very technical in formation yet easy to understand! Congratulation! 2014-07-06 10:07:00
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