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Introduction to human information processing, mental representation and transformation, imagery, attention, memory, language processing, concept formation, problem solving, and computer simulation.

Recorded Summer Session 2011

PSC100 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology UC Davis

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Introduction to human information processing, mental representation and transformation, imagery, attention, memory, language processing, concept formation, problem solving, and computer simulation.

Recorded Summer Session 2011

    Lecture 1: Intro and History

    Lecture 1: Intro and History

    Syllabus and class logistics. History of cognitive science

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Lecture 2: Research Methods

    Lecture 2: Research Methods

    Research Methods in cognitive science

    • 56 min
    Lecture 3: Neurons

    Lecture 3: Neurons

    Cognitive neuroscience - cells of the nervous system. Basic functioning of neurons.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Lecture 4: The Brain

    Lecture 4: The Brain

    Cognitive neuroscience - the brain.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Lecture 5: Perception

    Lecture 5: Perception

    Sensation and perception. Figure-ground. Perceptual constancies. Depth perception. Top-down and bottom-up processing.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Lecture 6: Perception Theories

    Lecture 6: Perception Theories

    Perceptual theories. Top-down and bottom-up processing. Visual illusions.

    • 1 hr 41 min

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