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FOR31700 - Cognitive Principles in Forensic Psychology

(3 units)
This course will cover topics in cognitive psychology as seen in the forensics field including perception, attention, memory, knowledge, problem solving, reasoning, and language comprehension and production. Classical theories and experiments in these areas will be reviewed in addition to applications of this work to practical problems in the forensic setting. This course provides an introduction to basic processes, perception and preference, attention and clarity as compared to attention and chaos. The different approaches used in the analysis of competence and compatibility will be examined. The course will conclude by examining the connection to people and problems and providing examples of systems solutions.