PSY270H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Wilhelm Wundt, Lab Report, Unconscious Mind
Before each test and exam, there is an exam review session. Take home quizzes on tophat (3% for participating in all of the quizzes, 3% for correctness) 6 labs 4% must participate in at least 4 labs to get full marks. 2 lab reports (due march 4th and april 4th) 20% Tutorial on how to write lab report (optional because it"s off class time) 1% bonus. Monday april 4th: makeup day for good friday 12-3pm. Cognitive psychology is the study of how people think (learn, remember, speak, read, write, pay attention etc. ). The behaviour that is controlled by the brain that"s not emotional or social. Study of observable behaviour, cognition must be inferred. Much of cognition is subconscious and more complex than we think it is. Analytic introspection: observe our own thoughts (think aloud/describe each element of thoughts on what is going on) Experiments should be in a controlled environment and the results should be able to be reproduced.