Cognitive Science (COGST)Arts and Sciences

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COGST 1111

This course focuses on how leaders in a variety of fields use design as a social change agent.  It interweaves theories of leadership and creative problem-solving through case study examinations of a wide ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DEA 1110

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17356COGST 1111  LEC 001

  • Lab fee: $15 (charged to bursar bill).

COGST 2230

Introduction to psychology from a biological perspective, which focuses on brain mechanisms of behavior. Topics include the structure and function of the nervous system, physiological approaches ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 2230

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16845COGST 2230  LEC 001

COGST 2264

An introduction to neurolinguistics, this course surveys topics such as aphasia, hemispheric lateralization and speech comprehension as they are studied via neuroimaging, intracranial recording and other ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 2264

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16128COGST 2264  LEC 001

COGST 3300

Covers the basic ideas and techniques involved in computational neuroscience. Surveys diverse topics, including neural dynamics of small networks of cells, neural coding, learning in neural networks and ... view course details

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  • 17041COGST 3300  LEC 001

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  • 17042COGST 3300  LEC 002

  • 17043COGST 3300  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

COGST 3370

Surveys basic issues, methods, and research in the study of first-language acquisition. Considers major theoretical positions in the field in the light of experimental studies in first-language acquisition ... view course details

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  • 17091COGST 3370  LEC 001

COGST 3420

Our present technology allows us to transmit and display information through a variety of media. To make the most of these media channels, it is important to consider the limitations and abilities of the ... view course details

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  •  6426COGST 3420  LEC 001

  • Recommended prerequisite: PSYCH 2050. 4-credit option is by permission of faculty.

COGST 4260

Focusses on the ecology and evolution of the neuronal processes concerned with the acquisition, retention, and use of information. We will discuss the potential for natural selection to shape cognitive ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4260PSYCH 6260

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17573COGST 4260  LEC 001

COGST 4270

Seminar surveying a cross-section of modern theories, methods, and research pertaining to the origin and evolution of language. Considers evidence from psychology, the cognitive neurosciences, comparative ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 4270

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16568COGST 4270  SEM 101

COGST 4310

A course examining the core disciplines of cognitive science using varied themes from semester to semester. view course details

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  • Topic: Consciousness & Free Will

  • 16318COGST 4310  LEC 001

COGST 4350

Offered to students who are currently conducting research or planning to do research in the near future on one of the three topics-memory, self, or emotion. The course examines current data and theories ... view course details

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  •  9568COGST 4350  SEM 101

COGST 4700

Experience in planning, conducting, and reporting independent laboratory, field, and/or library research in an interdisciplinary area relevant to Cognitive Science. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6159COGST 4700  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Lust, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8616COGST 4700  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hale, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8617COGST 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18494COGST 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Spreng, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18627COGST 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

COGST 4710

Provides a research workshop in which undergraduate students who are engaged in research in a particular area relevant to cognitive science can meet across disciplines to learn and practice the essentials ... view course details

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6160COGST 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Lust, B

COGST 4740

Computationally oriented introduction to natural language processing, the goal of which is to enable computers to use human languages as input, output, or both. Possible topics include parsing, grammar ... view course details

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  •  9292COGST 4740  LEC 001

COGST 6390

This research seminar is offered to graduate students who are currently conducting research or planning to do research in the near future on any of the three topics – autobiographical memory, self, and ... view course details

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  •  9803COGST 6390  SEM 101