Michael Dawson, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept


Professor, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept
(780) 492-5175
P-565 Bio Science - Psychology Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9


PSYCH 258 - Cognitive Psychology

A survey of findings of theoretical issues in the study of cognition, such as perception, attention, knowledge representation, memory, learning, language, reasoning, and problem solving. Prerequisites: PSYCH 104 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]

PSYCH 354 - Foundations of Cognitive Science

An introduction to the theories and research practices of cognitive science by examining contributions of cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence, linguistics, and neuroscience to a variety of research areas. Prerequisites: PSYCH 213 or STAT 151 or 161, and PSYCH 258. [Faculty of Science]

PSYCH 452 - Minds and Machines

Computational models are playing an increasingly important role in cognitive psychology. The purpose of this course is to provide students with the theoretical background for using such models, as well as some hands-on experience. Students will learn about the history of these models in cognitive psychology, how one might characterize good and bad models, and how cognitive psychologists attempt to experimentally validate their models. Prerequisite: PSYCH 354. [Faculty of Science]

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