Course Catalog

PSY 405 Culture and Cognition 3 Credits
This course provides students interested in cognition with the opportunity to study the social and cultural aspects of thinking. It uses a psychological, and at times cognitive scientific, lens to explore issues such as the relation of language and thought, narrative development, memory (individual and collective), emotion, morality, transmission of knowledge, concepts, implicit cognition. It will survey research and theory within social psychology, cognitive psychology, linguistics, and cross-cultural psychology and provide implications from and for philosophy, anthropology, literature, artificial intelligence, and politics. This course is also concerned with methodological and theoretical challenges in the integration of cultural perspectives in psychology

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2018-2019 Culture and Cognition 3
Spring 2016-2017 Culture and Cognition 3
Spring 2015-2016 Culture and Cognition 3
Fall 2014-2015 Culture and Cognition 3
Spring 2011-2012 Culture and Cognition 3

Prerequisite: PSY 201 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or (PSY 301 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D)
and PSY 310 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS (6 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: