HUM-457 / 3 credits

Teacher: Mohr Christine

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

The media frequently report on trendy studies that have been conducted in experimental cognitive psychology, and which inform the public on "human functioning". This course aims at teaching students basic skills and requirements to perform, understand and comprehend such studies.

Content

Keywords

POLY-perspective :

  • creative perspective
  • citizen perspective

https://www.epfl.ch/schools/cdh/cdhs-vision/

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Experimental cognitive psychology I (HUM-403a) in the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

  • Assess progress against the plan, and adapt the plan as appropriate.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Details see HUM-403(a)

Expected student activities

Details see HUM-403(a)

Assessment methods

Details see HUM-403(a)

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Number of places: 30
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Experimental cognitive psychology II
  • Project: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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