Exploring Mental Processes

Module code: PS7553

This module covers the fundamentals of how we perceive, process, think and feel about information that comes into our senses to produce an appropriate action onto the world. As part of this module, you will learn how to apply research and knowledge of cognitive processes to everyday applied scenarios and neuropsychological cases. The overarching aim of this module is to provide an application of research methods, data handling and problem-solving skills in a cognitive psychology framework.

Examples of topics covered

  • Sensation, perception and attention
  • Learning and memory 
  • Language and number processing
  • Executive functions and meta-cognition
  • Problem solving, reasoning and decision making 
  • Cognitive neuropsychology
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