Cognitive Science (COGST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018. Courses of Study 2018-2019 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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

  •  8704COGST 2230  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Devoogd, T

COGST 2310

Covers sentential languages, the truth-functional connectives, and their logic; first-order languages, the quantifiers "every" and "some," and their logic. view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2310

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17447COGST 2310  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Kocurek, A

  • 17448COGST 2310  DIS 201

    • M
    • Staff

  • 17449COGST 2310  DIS 202

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17778COGST 2310  DIS 203

    • R
    • Staff

COGST 2621

Throughout history, metaphors drawn from technology of the time have been proposed to understand how the mind works. While Locke likened the newborn's mind to a blank slate, Freud compared the mind to ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 2621

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17165COGST 2621  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Starr, W

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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  • 16162COGST 3300  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Linster, C

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  • 16163COGST 3300  LEC 002

    • MW
    • Linster, C

  • 16164COGST 3300  LAB 401

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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  •  6136COGST 3420  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Field, D

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

COGST 3801

A modicum of game-theoretic knowledge is essential in today's age of complex diplomacy and corporate strategizing. This introductory course is meant to familiarize students with the basic principles of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 3801

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17300COGST 3801  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Basu, K

COGST 4250

Introductory laboratory-based course focusing on basic foundations in translational research on decision making across the lifespan. The course introduces students to hands-on applications of research ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 4250

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16579COGST 4250  LAB 401

    • W
    • Reyna, V

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

  • 16629COGST 4260  SEM 101

    • T
    • Ophir, A

COGST 4265

Laboratory-based course focusing on basic foundations in translational research on the neuroscience of human memory and memory development. Students attend a weekly lab meeting for 1.5 hours per week, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 4260

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16578COGST 4265  LAB 401

    • W
    • Brainerd, C

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 4270PSYCH 6270

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16626COGST 4270  SEM 101

    • T
    • Christiansen, M

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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  •   Combined with: BIONB 4330PSYCH 4320

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Inconvenient Truths: A Realistic Look at Human Nat

  •  8632COGST 4310  LEC 001

    • M
    • Edelman, S

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

  •  5885COGST 4700  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8005COGST 4700  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hale, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8006COGST 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8850COGST 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Spreng, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8861COGST 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9941COGST 4700  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9945COGST 4700  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17763COGST 4700  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Russo, 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

  •  5886COGST 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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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  •  8375COGST 4740  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cardie, C