Cognitive Science (COGST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

COGST 1111

Making a Difference by Design is a course about leadership, creative problem solving and social change. Design is not just about products, it is about strategy, communication, empowerment, growth and social ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DEA 1110

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16559COGST 1111  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Kao, C

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

COGST 1500

Environmental Psychology is an interdisciplinary field concerned with how the physical environment and human behavior interrelate. Most of the course focuses on how residential environments and urban and ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  • 16418COGST 1500  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Evans, G

  • 16420COGST 1500  DIS 201

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16421COGST 1500  DIS 202

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16422COGST 1500  DIS 203

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16423COGST 1500  DIS 204

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16424COGST 1500  DIS 205

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16425COGST 1500  DIS 206

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16426COGST 1500  DIS 207

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16427COGST 1500  DIS 208

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16428COGST 1500  DIS 209

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16429COGST 1500  DIS 210

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16430COGST 1500  DIS 211

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16431COGST 1500  DIS 212

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16432COGST 1500  DIS 213

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16433COGST 1500  DIS 214

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16434COGST 1500  DIS 215

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16435COGST 1500  DIS 216

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16436COGST 1500  DIS 217

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16437COGST 1500  DIS 218

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16438COGST 1500  DIS 219

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16439COGST 1500  DIS 220

    • F
    • Evans, G

COGST 1501

Human-Environment Relations is an interdisciplinary field concerned with how the physical environment and human behavior interrelate. Most of the course focuses on how residential environments and urban ... view course details

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  • 16361COGST 1501  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Evans, G

  • 16362COGST 1501  DIS 201

    • F
    • Evans, G

  • 16693COGST 1501  LAB 401

    • M
    • Evans, G

  • 16694COGST 1501  LAB 402

    • W
    • Evans, G

  • 16695COGST 1501  LAB 403

    • W
    • Evans, G

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 2230

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8293COGST 2230  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Devoogd, T

COGST 2300

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HD 2300

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16217COGST 2300  LEC 001

    • T
    • Bian, L

  • 16218COGST 2300  DIS 201

    • R
    • Bian, L

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2310

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9514COGST 2310  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Hodes, H

  •  9515COGST 2310  DIS 201

    • M
    • Staff

  •  9516COGST 2310  DIS 202

    • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 2621

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9420COGST 2621  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Starr, W

COGST 3250

This course will focus on the complex interactions between neurochemicals and their receptors (pharmacodynamics) that drive human behavior. It will provide an overview of the principles of neurotransmission ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 3250

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16255COGST 3250  LEC 001

    • TR
    • DeRosa, E

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 3420PSYCH 6420VISST 3342

  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5914COGST 3420  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Field, D

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

COGST 3660

Focuses on networks of brain regions that are organized around the integration of processes related to emotion and motivation. The course first explores brain pathways for processing visual, auditory, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 3660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16262COGST 3660  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Anderson, A

COGST 4150

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 6150COML 4229PSYCH 4150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17672COGST 4150  SEM 101

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 4250

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9140COGST 4250  LAB 401

    • W
    • Reyna, V

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 4260

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9139COGST 4265  LAB 401

    • W
    • Brainerd, C

COGST 4330

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4330STS 4330

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17878COGST 4330  SEM 101

    • T
    • Cortesi, L

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5666COGST 4700  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7736COGST 4700  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hale, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7737COGST 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Goldstein, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8412COGST 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Spreng, R

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8420COGST 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cutting, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8835COGST 4700  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8836COGST 4700  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9601COGST 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5667COGST 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  •  9766COGST 4710  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hodes, H

COGST 4720

The course will cover advanced topics in research on the emotions from central neural and peripheral physiological perspectives, with an emphasis with how emotions shape different aspects of cognition ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 4720

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16280COGST 4720  LAB 401

    • R
    • Anderson, A

COGST 4740

This course constitutes an introduction to natural language processing (NLP), the goal of which is to enable computers to use human languages as input, output, or both. NLP is at the heart of many of today's ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CS 4740CS 5740LING 4474

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8051COGST 4740  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cardie, C

COGST 6150

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 4150COML 4229PSYCH 4150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17876COGST 6150  SEM 101