7.5 credits cr.
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The course covers central areas of cognitive psychology with focus on cognitive control (attention and executive functions), memory functions, language, decision, and interaction between cognition and emotion.
This course is a good choice if you want to widen and deepen the knowledge of cognitive psychology that you learned on Psychology I (or equivalent). It is also suitable for guest and exchange students who need to set up their own education plan.
The course is optional within the Psychology II - course package, which is the second semester of studying psychology as a bachelor subject. It is also included as an optional course on the fifth semester of the Bachelor's Programme in Personnel, Work and Organization, 180 credits.
You will need Psychology I, 30 credits, with a minimum of 22,5 credits completed, or equivalent, to be eligible.
This course is mainly taught in Swedish and you will find more information on the Swedish version of this page.
This course will be given in the second quarter of the semester, full-time studies.
Course syllabus: Cognitive psychology, 7,5 credits (201 Kb) . Spring 2021. (In Swedish)
Please refer to the course syllabus.
The course is assessed by an individual written examination based on course lectures and literature.
For details, please refer to the course syllabus.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
A complete list of course readings is found in the course syllabus.
The list is subject to change until two months prior to the start of the course. In case the new course syllabus is missing above by then, please check with the course leader before you buy any expensive books etc.
Registered students should primarily use Athena for teacher communication.
To contact the Student office or a Student Councellor, see below.Student office - Bachelor's levelStudy councellor - Bachelor's level