Introduction to Psychology: Cognition (M, 3.0 LP)
|Module Number||Module Name||CP (Effort)|
|GS-CVT-SoSc-E2-M-6||Introduction to Psychology: Cognition||3.0 CP (90 h)|
|CP, Effort||3.0 CP = 90 h|
|Position of the semester||1 Sem. in SuSe|
|Level|| Master (General)|
|Type/SWS||Course Number||Title||Choice in |
|SL||SL is |
required for exa.
Introduction to Psychology: Cognition
|P||28 h||62 h||-||-||PL1||3.0||SuSe|
- About [INF-93-52A-K-2]: Title: "Introduction to Psychology: Cognition"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h
Examination achievement PL1
- Form of examination: written or oral examination
- Examination number: 39045 ("Introduction to psychology: cognition")
Evaluation of grades
The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.
- Basic ability to receive, retain, interpret, and use information for objective oriented action
- Ability to receive, retain, and use information
- The central role of our various memory systems in perception, learning, knowledge, and thinking
- perceptual processes as a representation of the world
- different forms of associative, cognitive and social learning
- For experiences and knowledge and their organization in memory
- examples from everyday life, art and literature
- experimental results from psychology and neuroscience
- Fundamental cognitive abilities such as perception, awareness, memory, and mental processes, and their development throughout the lifetime
- differences between individuals, e.g. in intelligence and personality structure
- Examination of social influences, e.g., the role of stereotypes and prejudices or the influence of groups on the behavior of individuals
Competencies / intended learning achievements
Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to,
- describe essential features of psychology as an empirical science,
- explain and use examples to explain scientific (e.g., laboratory experiments, life science methods) and social science methods (e.g., questionnaires, psychometric tests, field studies),
- explain higher order thinking processes such as reasoning and problem solving.
Compulsory textbook: Smith, Nolen-Hoeksema, Frederickson & Loftus. "Atkinson und Hilgards Einführung in die Psychologie". (14. Auflage). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Further literature will be announced in the courses and in the seminar.