2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 370 Learning and Cognition

PSY 370 Learning and Cognition Three Credits Cognitive processing, working memory, long term memory, encoding, retrieval, and schema theory are the focus of this course. Classical and operant conditioning, shaping, and extinction are studied in the context of their current uses in facilitating improved cognitive performance. Students are encouraged to identify and explore their own preferred learning style as well as to improve their cognitive processing through class based exercises. Prerequisite: PSY 210 or permission of instructor. (Offered spring semester.)