COGST 4270

COGST 4270

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2024-2025.

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, theoretical biology, comparative psychology, and computational modeling of evolutionary processes. Topics for discussion may include: What is special about language? What can we learn from comparative perspectives on neurobiology and behavior? Can apes really learn language? Did language come about through natural selection or cultural evolution?

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: any one course in psychology or human development.

Distribution Category (ETM-AS)

Comments Offered alternate years.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 4270PSYCH 6270

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19702 COGST 4270   SEM 101

    • T Morrison Hall 344
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Christiansen, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person