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Psychology: Memory and Cognition Course


Psychology: Memory and Cognition
Psychology: Memory and Cognition

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


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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 116 votes
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Kushal Singh Mehta
    Kushal Singh Mehta India It is nice course. 2015-11-26 06:11:16
  • Kristin Schwichtenberg
    Kristin Schwichtenberg United States of America This course was very interesting and gave a lot of useful information on memory and cognition. 2015-11-23 04:11:35
  • Carmen Stewart
    Carmen Stewart United States of America I waited to do the assessment because I wanted to see how well I was retaining the information I was reading and studying. I enjoyed the course. It was very informative. I'm looking forward to the other courses offered in this area. Thank you. 2015-11-05 13:11:34
  • Cicera Leoclicia Alves Da Silva
    Cicera Leoclicia Alves Da Silva Brazil Great! 2015-10-20 01:10:51
  • Tadia Smith
    Tadia Smith Antigua and Barbuda This was a very good compact course in Psychology. It was well worth taking the time to get this Diploma. 2015-10-14 16:10:21
  • Calvin Wolf
    Calvin Wolf United States of America The course has good fundamental to give one basic knowledge of how the human mind functions. 2015-08-27 02:08:22
  • Carmen Barnes
    Carmen Barnes United Kingdom Extremely interesting - very much enjoyed this course - would definitely 'recommend it to a friend'. 2015-08-19 16:08:33
  • 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
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