PY 720: Cognitive Aspects of Behavior
Synonym:63549 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Mondays 8/31 - 12/14 (4:30PM-6:59PM)
Competency Area: Cognitive & Affective Aspects of Behavior
Required of and restricted to Year II students.
This course examines current cognitive, social cognitive, and cognitive constructivist/constructionist theories both with regard to their particular implications and as metatheories. Topics in cognitive psychology include history of the cognitive position; social cognition; cognitive science and its application to the clinical enterprise; the mainstream cognitive positions; cognitivism and constructionism; development; memory; emotion; dynamic psychology and cognition; cognitive self processes, and constructionist views of diversity. (This course is not a course on cognitive therapy.) Section A: Roger Peterson