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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 336
Title Cognitive Development
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites A course in developmental psychology (PSY 218, PSY 251, PSY 252, or PSY 322) and at least three additional credits of courses numbered PSY 205 - 299


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.