PSYE502 Foundations of Modeling in Psychology

Анотация:

• Acquaints the students with the notions of theory and model in psychology and their goals and use

• Introduces the students to the main approaches and methods in building models in psychology

• Teaches students to formulate hypotheses based on models and theories, to design experiments to test model predictions and to understand experimental results

прочети още
Психология (на английски език)

Преподавател(и):

проф. Морис Гринберг  д-р

Описание на курса:

Компетенции:

Students who completed the course will:

1) know:

• the basic approaches to modeling in psychology

• how to use models to design and interpret psychological experiments

2) be able to:

• represent knowlege about psychological phenomena in terms of models

• understand the assumptions and characteristics of the main modeling approaches

• give explanations in term of specific models

• formulate hypotheses based on models


Предварителни изисквания:
Introductory psychology courses

Форми на провеждане:
Редовен

Учебни форми:
Лекция

Език, на който се води курса:
Английски

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

Литература по темите:

Friedenberg, J., & Silverman, G. (2011). Cognitive science: an introduction to the study of mind. Sage.

Thagard, P. (2005). Mind: Introduction to cognitive science. MIT press.

Anderson, J. R. (2007) How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe? New York: Oxford University Press

McLeod, P., Plunkett, K., and Rolls, E.T. (1998), "Introduction to Connectionist Modelling of Cognitive Processes", Oxford Press

Langley, P., Laird, J. E., & Rogers, S. (2006). Cognitive architectures: Research issues and challenges