Cognitive Psychology: By Stephen R. Schmidt, MTSU


Fall 2017 Syllabus and Lecture Notes

Week Beginning (Mondays)

Topic

pdf notes

Readings


8/28
Introduction to Course
Metaphors of the Mind 
A Process Model of Cognition
First_Day.pdf
Foundations.pdf
ProcessModel.pdf
Ch. 1
9/4
Monday is Labor Day (no class)
Pattern Recognition
 
Pattern Recognition.pdf
Ch. 2 
9/11
Sensory Storage Pattern Recognition.pdf
Sensory Storage.pdf
Ch. 2 
9/18
Attention & Resource Allocation Attention.pdf
Ch. 3
9/25
Short-Term Memory STS.pdf
Ch. 4
10/2
Test 1 Monday 10/2: Covers Chapters 1-4 (sample)
Functional Dissociation
Dissociations.pdf
Ch. 5
10/9
Long-Term Memory: Encoding
Distinctiveness
LOP.pdf
Distinctiveness.pdf

Ch. 6. pp 125-142
10/16 Monday - Fall Break
Long-Term Memory: Forgetting & Retrieval
Forgetting.pdf
Repression.pdf
Ch. 6 pp. 142-151
10/23
Memory Illusions Reconstruction.pdf
Ch. 11
10/30
Imagery Imagery.pdf
Ch. 7
11/6
Test 2 Monday 11/6: Covers Chapters 5, 6, 11, 7 (sample)
Discussion of Term Paper Assignment 11/8 (Don't miss this class!)
Cognition and Emotion
Emotion1.pdf
Library Research
11/13
Cognition and Emotion (continued)
Topic Approval due Friday 11/17
Semantic Memory
Emotion2.pdf
Ch. 14  (opt.)
11/20
Semantic Memory (continued)
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday - Friday
SemanticMemory.pdf
Ch. 9
11/27
Papers due Monday 11/27
Language
language.pdf
Ch. 10
12/4
Problem Solving Problem.pdf
Ch. 12
12/11 9:30 (10:20 class)
12/13 10:00 (9:10 class)
Test 3: Covers Chapters 9, 10, 12 and Cognition and Emotion (sample)    

Last Modified 8/4/2017

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