Certificate of Achievement

Gayathra Karannagoda

has completed the following course:

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: An Experimental Science

University of York

This course focused on the scientific study of internal mental processes. It introduced two key areas of cognitive psychology: reasoning and thinking and mental imagery. Students learned how to run an experiment, collect data, and understand the science behind memory and behaviour.

3 weeks, 4 hours per week

Educators

Dr Philip Quinlan

Reader, Department of Psychology

University of York

94%
overall score

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the mind can be studied in a scientific way using experiments
  • Develop your knowledge of the psychology of reasoning and thinking
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the psychology of mental imagery
  • Perform a simple experiment in cognitive psychology

Syllabus

  • Psychology as an experimental science.
  • How to run an experiment in psychology
  • How Psychology studies memory using experiments
  • Key aspects of the Psychology of thinking and reasoning
  • Key aspects of the Psychology of imagination and thinking visually

Issued on 1st November 2020

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Free online course:

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: An Experimental Science

University of York