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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


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Psychology: Memory and Cognition Course
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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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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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 108 reviews
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!
License:
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Tracey Lawton
    Tracey Lawton United Kingdom Very interesting topic to study! 2015-07-23 21:07:39
  • Sal Hindolo Mansaray
    Sal Hindolo Mansaray Sierra Leone Well the course was educative and it will me a lot in my new place of work. 2015-06-05 18:06:43
  • ken bill
    ken bill Sierra Leone This is a great course and its worth it . 2015-06-02 09:06:44
  • Nathan Nicholas
    Nathan Nicholas United States of America Great course! I learned a lot! 2015-05-11 21:05:39
  • Farhana Akter
    Farhana Akter United States of America Great 2015-05-08 11:05:03
  • Thomas Wise
    Thomas Wise United States of America People who find primary information valuable retains the information contained in the memory process of the brain and I find this information very important and helpful and interesting especially since I am learning about my body functions. 2015-03-21 18:03:21
  • Kelera Batibasaga
    Kelera Batibasaga Fiji very informative 2015-02-15 22:02:22
  • Kyra Sharpe
    Kyra Sharpe United Kingdom great course! 2014-10-17 12:10:37
  • Christina Legg
    Christina Legg United States of America This was an excellent course! 2014-10-08 18:10:15
  • Natasha Alisa Mohammed
    Natasha Alisa Mohammed Trinidad and Tobago Interesting course. Thank you 2014-09-16 03:09:26
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