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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
COGNITIVE PROCESSES II : MIND AND BEHAVIOR PSK324 Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERSixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Zeynep Başgöze
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Learn fundamental concepts and theories of cognitive processes, and have
knowledge about the research areas of cognitive psychology.
2) Apply topics such as problem solving, decision making, and thinking to
problems in their lives.
3) Make inferences about how cognitive processes trigger other physiological
and psychological processes.
4) Understand the relationship between mind, brain and behavior.
5) Learn how our bodies and the environment we live in can affect our
cognitive processes.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Getting Acquainted and Overview of the Course
2nd Week Mind and The Brain: Are They the Same?
3rd Week Embodied Cognition and Situated Cognition
4th Week The Human Information-Processing System
5th Week The Verbal Representation of Knowledge
6th Week The Visual Representation of Knowledge
7th Week Concept Formation and Logical Reasoning
8th Week Decision Making
9th Week Problem Solving and Creative Thinking
10th Week Language
11th Week Consciousness
12th Week The Structure of Metacognition
13th Week Human Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(Primary Textbook)
Solso, R. L., MacLin, O. H. & MacLin M. K. (2007). Cognitive Psychology (8th
ed.). Boston: Pearson.
(Suggested References)
Purves, D., Cabeza, R., Huettel, S. A., LaBar, K. S., Platt, M. L., & Woldorff, M.
G. (2013). Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience (2nd ed.). Sunderland, MA:
Sinauer.
* The primary textbook for this course is renewed every year.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term125
Quiz840
Total(%)65
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)65
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)35
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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