Cognition & Affect in Human Behavior   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

PSY 3015 - Cognition & Affect in Human Behavior

This course explores major theories, concepts, and current research in cognitive and affective bases of behavior, including information processing and learning, internal representational models, developmental influences, and relationships between cognition and emotion. Cognitive and affective experience and representation are addressed including conscious and unconscious, visual (including visual imagery), auditory (including inner speech), procedural (in complex skills like speaking), declarative (involving propositions about the world), and emotional processing. Individual differences and cultural factors influencing cognitive processes and affective expression are presented. 3 credit(s)