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Foundations of Memory and Cognition

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 2603 Three (3) credit hours

An introduction to the fundamental principles of human memory, cognition and information processing in the laboratory and everyday world. Topics include basic cognitive processes, the representation and organization of knowledge, reasoning, problem solving, etc.

Instructor: Nichole Scheerer (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6 ch) or permission of instructor

Why take this course?

  • This course will provide you with information relevant to your everyday functioning (How you remember things, How you problem solve, Why we have difficulty paying attention).
  • This course is interactive - assignments are lab simulations that allow you to play the role of a participant in a psychology study.
  • Audio recordings give you the in-class experience from the comfort of your own home or workspace.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 15 x Mini Experiment Simulation Activities (1% x 15 = 15%)
  • 1 x Mid-course Exam (invigilated, 35%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered. 

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.