2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 8210 - Cognition & Reality: Paradigms in Experimental Psychology

Credit Hour(s): 3
The topic of scientific revolutions (as described by Kuhn) and how they apply to experimental psychology is described. Students will learn about the concepts of normal vs. revolutionary science, the rational vs. conventional rules of science and scientific “paradigms.” Students will analyze paradigmatic shifts occurring in experimental psychology over the past century, including behaviorism, information processing, and ecological approaches to psychology.
Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Human Factors/Indust Psych. May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate.

Level: Graduate
Schedule Type(s): Seminar