Introducing students to how people acquire, process and store basic information. The main study areas of cognitive psychology are: memory, language processing, perception, problem solving, learning and thinking. A growing number of scientists have recognized the utility of merging the disciplines of cognitive psychology and neuroscience into a
unified field: cognitive neuroscience. The cognitive neuroscientist asks the question, "How do our brains give rise to cognition?". The quest to answer this question is the focus of this course.