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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PSY 336 Cognitive Development

3 Credit(s)
This course examines how perception, thinking and reasoning, memory, and other mental processes change with development. Several theoretical perspectives will be explored, including Piagetian and New-Piagetian, information processing, psychometric and multiple intelligences. In addition to learning the theoretical perspectives, students will learn how cognition is assessed, how social and cultural context affect that assessment, and some practical applications. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: A course in developmental psychology - (PSY 218 , PSY 251 , PSY 252 , PSY 322 ) and three additional credits of courses numbered PSY 205 - 299.