Cognitive

Learning objectives

  1. Outline principles that define the cognitive level of analysis - for example: Mental representations guide behaviour; Mental processes can be scientifically investigated.

  2. Explain how principles that define the cognitive level of analysis may be demonstrated in research

  3. Discuss how and why particular research methods are used at the cognitive level of analysis.

  4. Discuss ethical considerations related to research studies at the cognitive level of analysis.

  5. Evaluate schema theory.

  6. Evaluate two models of theories of memory.

  7. Explain how biological factors may affect memory.

  8. Discuss how social or cultural factors affect memory.

  9. To what extent is memory reliable?

  10. Discuss the use of technology in investigating memory

  11. To what extent do cognitive and biological factors interact in emotion.

  12. Evaluate one theory of how emotion may affect memory.

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