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In this Introduction to Cognitive Psychology - An Experimental Science course from University of York by FutureLearn you will learn how to use cognitive psychology experiments to explore the internal workings of the mind with this online psychology course.

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Overview

In this Introduction to Cognitive Psychology - An Experimental Science course from University of York by FutureLearn you will learn how to conduct, analyse and understand cognitive psychology experiments.

Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of internal mental processes. On this course, you will be introduced to two key areas of cognitive psychology: reasoning and thinking and mental imagery.

You will explore cognitive psychology as an experimental science, as you consider the psychology of thinking and reasoning and the psychology of imagination and thinking visually. You will learn how to run an experiment, how to collect data, and understand the science behind memory and behaviour through experiments. You will also explore the effectiveness of experiments for the study of the mind.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the mind can be studied in a scientific way using experiments
  • Develop your knowledge of the psychology of reasoning and thinking
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the psychology of mental imagery
  • Perform a simple experiment in cognitive psychology

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

  • Psychology as an experimental science.
  • How to run an experiment in psychology
  • How Psychology studies memory using experiments
  • Key aspects of the Psychology of thinking and reasoning
  • Key aspects of the Psychology of imagination and thinking visually

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed for anyone with an interest in the workings of the mind and how to study this through experiments.
  • This course will be of particular interest to those looking to study Psychology at university, and those thinking of applying to study degree level Psychology at the University of York.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • Extra Benefits if you upgrade: From $59

Funding

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