Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the mechanisms and processes of learning and thinking, and associated information encoding, decoding, processing and transmitting systems. Includes instruction in theories of cognition and intelligence; studies of cognitive processes such as memory, sensation, perception, pattern recognition, problem solving, and conceptual thinking; cybernetics; psycholinguistics; and the study of biological and social communications mechanisms and processes.

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Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Major

What Courses Do Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology