Cognitive Psychology Diploma
All our life experiences information come to us through our five senses which include visual, auditory, olfactory, kinesthetic and oral senses. The information that are held in our mind are gotten from the data people collect through these senses from the environment. This information cannot be gotten through any means but these senses. This Times Business School Cognitive Psychology Diploma Course will help participants understand the work of the human brain that enable us see, hear, think, remember, and speak. It will explore the various scientific techniques that are applied to the study of the mind, brain, and behavior.
This course will focus on some of the most innovative areas of research in contemporary cognitive psychology, such as, perception, memory, and language, it will also explore how humans think, what the definition of intelligence and social cognition is. This course will also offer participants a conceptual introduction into the behavioural research methods used by cognitive psychologist; we will complete some replications of important findings in psychology, and learn how to report the results of these experiments in the format of a science-journal article.
This diploma course will provide an introduction into some of the core topics in cognitive psychology, the classical models of executive function, and its relation to short-term and long-term memory. It will also explore the understanding of neural mechanisms and general intelligence involved in general problem-solving. This course also explores some of the core topics in social reasoning, from theory of mind reasoning to the concept and implications of ‘mirror neurons.’
At the end of this diploma course, participants will be awarded with Cognitive Psychology Diploma, and will also be able to:
- Assess and evaluate clients, interpret their behavior, reflect on past events with clients in a therapeutic setting, and outline a process for treatment and recovery
- Conduct research on the human thought process
- Teach at colleges and universities and work at government agencies
- Work as human factors consultants or industrial-organizational managers
- Study the human brain and memory about computers
- Work with Alzheimer’s or memory-loss patients and with children to understand memory formation
- Teach language skills and problem-solving
- Work in the legal system and study the mental processes of criminals, witnesses, juries, and judges