The field of applied cognitive psychology represents
a new emphasis within cognitive psychology. This module enables students to develop an understanding
of contemporary issues such as cognitive ageing,
eyewitness memory, critical thinking, perception, and
human performance. It encompasses the application
of psychology in the field of law including the topics of
eyewitness memory, false confessions and jury decision making.
It also covers the application of psychology to
the understanding of memory and the ageing process.
At the end of this module students will have a deeper
understanding of the applied element of psychology in
fields such as law and cognition.
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