University of Technology Sydney

96841 Cognitive Psychology

6cp; 3 x 1 hour (online, e.g., Zoom), 15-20 hours per week (self-directed study and participation in module activities)
Requisite(s): 96832 Introduction to Psychology Foundations AND 96833 Introduction to Psychological Science
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Perceptions and biases filter individuals’ experiences of the world through an imperfect personal lens. This subject demonstrates this by exploring classic theories and empirical studies in psychology that reveal why humans often make irrational decisions, why memory is malleable, and how we can perceive our surroundings without conscious awareness.

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