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Cognitive & affective psychology

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Cognitive & affective psychology (C850): The study of the mechanism and processes associated with perception, learning, language, memory and the emotions.

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Link Behavioural Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Disease Lecture

Dr Barbara Knowlton from UCLA discusses the cognitive changes and symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, before outlining some risk factors...

memory, Learning, alzheimer's disease, cognitive psychology, psychobiology view
Link Expertise - Expert Performance and Practice

This link is to an article which is an updated exercpt from Ericsson (2000). It evaluates the research on expertise, which refers to the...

Cognition, Learning, memory, Psychology, expertise view
Link Eero Castrén: Why do antidepressants work?

Prof. Eero Castrén from Helsinki University, gave this Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture in September 2012 at Nobel Forum, Karolinksa Institute.

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antidepressants, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Brain, Neurotransmitters, plasticity view
Link Eyewitness Testimony Clip - "This is Psychology"

American Psychological Association CEO, Dr. Norman Anderson, discusses the unreliable nature of eyewitness testimony and evaluates research in...

Eye-witness testimony, memory, Cognition, Psychology, information processing view
Link Attention

What does ‘attention’ mean? This link to the Open University unit on attention attempts to unravel the mysteries of the field of attention and ...

attention, cognitive, distract, memory, Psychology, sounds, images, stimuli view
Link Joseph LeDoux Lecture on "Our Emotional Brains"

"Our Emotional Brains" - delivered by Professor Joseph LeDoux, was the third Copernicus Center Lecture.

The 2011 Copernicus Center Lecture...

Brain, emotions, Neuroscience, limbic system, homeostasis, neurotransmission, threat, brain surgery view
Link Elizabeth Loftus on Eyewitness Testimony

Professor Elizabeth Loftus discusses the unreliable nature of eyewitness testimony and describes her groundbreaking research on eye witness...

Eye-witness testimony, memory, Cognition, Loftus, Psychology view
Link "Cognitive psychology" - Online Course by The Saylor Foundation

This is a link to a course which introduces Cognitive Psychology. Memory, along with attention, perception, language, and decision making, are...

cognitive psychology, Chomsky, Cognition, motivation, Emotion, neuropsychology, attention, memory, Language, Knowledge, pattern recognition, object perception, problem solving, reasoning, decision making view
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