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Current Topics in Cognitive Psychology

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Arezoo Pooresmaeili
Academic year

Module overview

This third-year module aims to familiarize students with current topics in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, particularly those that are actively researched at the Centre for Perception and Cognition in the School of Psychology. Through lectures and tutorials, students will explore theoretical and experimental approaches to a wide range of topics including perception, attention and cognitive control, memory, learning, decision-making, neuroimaging, reading and the applications of AI in Psychology.

This module stands out for its emphasis on the latest advancements in cognitive psychology and its efforts to establish methodological connections across different domains. Lectures offer a concise overview of key concepts in perceptual and cognitive processing, underscoring their significance in the ongoing research conducted by the lecturers. This enables an in-depth examination of recent research projects, exposing students to state-of-the-art techniques such as eye tracking, neuroimaging, and artificial intelligence. Real examples from lecturers' work offer firsthand experience of methods and concepts applicable in academic or non-academic careers.

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