Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Apply the principles of information acquisition and processing, and memory storage pertaining to the field of aviation/aerospace cognitive psychology.
2. Analyze and discuss the concepts of human perception and recognition.
3. Differentiate the critical aspects of human perceptual and attentional processes.
4. Differentiate between the purpose and process of short-term and long-term memory as it applies to the science of aviation/aerospace.
5. Examine and apply how language is thought to be organized within human cognition.
6. Evaluate the factors that influence human decision-making, judgments, and reasoning.
7. Evaluate how engineers, scientists, and systems designers can benefit from understanding internal mental states and processes.
8. Apply the research methods of cognitive psychologists to aviation/aerospace human factors.
9. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter (effective July 1, 2013).