Course Title Course Code Program Level
Cognitive Psychology PSİ210 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Emel Erdoğan Bakar
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There is no prerequisite for this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The main aim of this course is to recognize the basic concepts of cognitive psychology such as sensation, perception, attention, memory and language, to discuss the theories on which these concepts are based, to adapt the learned information to daily life and to show how different research findings in cognitive psychology can be evaluated.
Course Content This course deals with the cognitive processes of the human mind, which can be listed as attention, perception, memory, executive functions, creativity and problem solving, language, affect and intelligence.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The achievements of the students who complete and succeed in this course are as follows; 1. Realizes the relationship between the brain and human behavior. 2. Explain the basic concepts of cognitive psychology. 3. List the basic features of cognitive processes such as sensation, perception, attention, learning, memory and executive functions. 4. Compares the theories developed for cognitive functions. 5. Apply the knowledge gained in the classroom to improve our own cognitive processes.
Mode of Delivery Distance Learning
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week Central Nervous System: Brain region and functio
3. Week Peripheral Nervous System
4. Week Attention: Attention Theories, Attention Type, Attentional Disorder and Resarch&Assessment Methods
5. Week Sensation and Perception I: Introduction, Types and Theories
6. Week Sensation and Perception I: Perceptional Disorders and Resarch&Assessment Methods
7. Week Memory I: Introduction, Types and Theories
8. Week Memory I: Memory Disorders and Resarch&Assessment Methods
9. Week Working Memory: Introduction, Theories, Disorders and Resarch&Assessment Methods
10. Week Executive Function: Introduction, Types, Disorders and Resarch&Assessment Methods
11. Week Intelligence I: Introduction, Types and Theories
12. Week Intelligence II: Resarch&Assessment Methods
13. Week Assessments of Cognitive Functions
14. Week Repeat
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
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Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References *Power point presentations prepared by the lecturer * Articles and videos recommended by the lecturer Önerilen Ek Kaynaklar * Karakaş S. (eds) (2008). Kognitif Nörobilimler. Ankara: MN Medikal & Nobel * Karakaş S, İrkeç C, Yüksel N(2003). Beyin ve Nöropsikoloji * Mesulam MM (2000) M. M. (Ed.), Principles of behavioral neurology (pp. 125-168). Philadelphia: Davis. * Smith, EE & Kosslyn, SM (2014). Bilişsel Psikoloji (Çev. Ed. Muzaffer Şahin). Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık. * Goldstein, EB (2013). Bilişsel Psikoloji. (Çev. Okhan Gündüz). Kaknüs Yayınları. Önerilen Kaynaklar * Solso RL, Maclin MK, Maclin, OH (2011). Bilişsel Psikoloji. (Çev. Ed. Ayşe Ayçiçeği-Dinn). 4. Baskı. Kitabevi Yayınları
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