Current Trends in Cognitive Psychology 2-IKV-141
Objectives of this course is to provide insight into current topics in Cognitive Psychology. This include the relation between psychology and ethology, contemporary approaches to Intelligence and decision making, Cognitive illusions and biases and emotionality.
Online education is held by MS Teams Meetings
|Seminar||Tuesday||16:30 - 19:00||Online (MS Teams)||Tomáš Gál (tomas.gal at uniba.sk)|
Supplemental reading and references
- KAHNEMAN, D. (2011) Thinking, fast and slow. Macmillan.
- GOLDBERG, E. (2009): The New Executive Brain, Oxford, Oxford University Press
- STAINTON, R. J. (2005) Contemporary debates in Cognitive Science. Oxford, Blackwell
- STERNBERG, R. J., STERNBERG, K. (2011) Cognitive Psychology. Belmont, Wadsworth (6ed)
Semestral evaluation: active participation by sending resumes of provided texts. See progress here.
Exam: project presentation at coloquium. Projects / Essays
It is welcome if seminary project corresponds, or is related, to the topic of the yearly project or special project of interest. In this case, the project may focus on theoretical or methodological part and / or a presentable research design. Given the situation with the pandemic, it is understandable if the research cannot be carried out with participants.
Project should be presented in 10-15 minutes. Expected date of presentations is May 10th.
If participant is unable to implement any project related to psychological or similar research, he / she can end the semester with an essay in the range of 8-10 pages.