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Overview

 

The Cognitive psychology graduate program (CPGP) seeks students with the intellectual potential, motivation and quantitative aptitude to engage in productive scholarship in a basic or applied area of interest.

Interdisciplinary training is also available in:

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Developmental Science
  • Aging and Cognition
  • Child Language
  • Quantitative Methods

The training program emphasizes the development of a broad based foundation in theory, research methods, technical skills, and quantitative analysis for application in a variety of basic and applied research settings. Areas of focus of current faculty include memory, cognitive development, language, perception, attention, aging and cognition. The faculty are listed below. Consult with them for further information.


Former BS in Cognitive Psychology (no longer accepting students as of fall 2010)

The degree of Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Psychology is designed for students who seek rigorous training in quantitative methods and are interested in empirical specialties within cognitive psychology, such as perception, memory, psycholinguistics, cognitive neuroscience, and human factors engineering. This program will prepare you for admission to graduate programs in many areas of psychology, or work in research settings. The program can be tailored to individual interests.
This program has been replaced by the BS in Behavioral Neuroscience.



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