Cognitive Science (COGST)Arts and Sciences

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COGST 1101

This course provides an introduction to the science of the mind.  Everyone knows what it's like to think and perceive, but this subjective experience provides little insight into how minds emerge from ... view course details

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  •  7382COGST 1101  LEC 001

COGST 1104

This section is highly recommended for students who are interested in learning about the topics covered in the main course through writing and discussion.  view course details

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  •  7945COGST 1104  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

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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  •  7549COGST 1500  LEC 001

  •  7550COGST 1500  DIS 201

  •  7551COGST 1500  DIS 202

  •  7552COGST 1500  DIS 203

  •  7553COGST 1500  DIS 204

  •  7554COGST 1500  DIS 205

  •  7555COGST 1500  DIS 206

  •  7556COGST 1500  DIS 207

  •  7557COGST 1500  DIS 208

  •  7558COGST 1500  DIS 209

  •  7559COGST 1500  DIS 210

  •  7560COGST 1500  DIS 211

  •  7561COGST 1500  DIS 212

  •  7562COGST 1500  DIS 213

  •  7563COGST 1500  DIS 214

  •  7778COGST 1500  DIS 216

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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  •  7595COGST 1501  LEC 001

  •  7596COGST 1501  DIS 201

COGST 2150

Provides an introduction to the psychology of language. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the scientific study of psycholinguistic phenomena. Covers a broad range of topics ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 2215PSYCH 2150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7723COGST 2150  LEC 001

COGST 3140

This course states and motivates the observation that cognition is fundamentally a computational process and explores the implications of this idea. Students are introduced to a variety of conceptual tools ... view course details

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  •  8321COGST 3140  LEC 001

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: 1 available
  •   Combined with: HD 3250

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17029COGST 3250  LEC 001

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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  •   Combined with: HD 3660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18205COGST 3660  LEC 001

COGST 4240

Computational models of natural languages. Topics include tree syntax and treebank databases; broad-coverage probabilistic grammars; finite state generative phonology; computational semantics; computational ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CS 4744LING 4424

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8069COGST 4240  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: LING 1101 or equivalent background in linguistics and CS 2110 or equivalent preparation in computer science.

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 II: A Realistic Look at Human

  • 18142COGST 4310  SEM 101

    • M
    • Edelman, S

COGST 4340

Discussion of current research in the area of cognitive development. view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 4340

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17151COGST 4340  SEM 101

COGST 4470

Imagination is a core feature of human cognition, and the study of human imagination possibly one of the broadest and least unified topics in psychological science. This course, drawing on readings from ... view course details

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  • 18119COGST 4470  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

  •  6133COGST 4700  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Ophir, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6134COGST 4700  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Field, D

  • Please submit Independent Study form signed by your advisor/supervisor and stamped by Cognitive Science. If your professor is not listed, he or she will be added after you submit your form.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8256COGST 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Choudhury, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8362COGST 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Edelman, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8405COGST 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Hale, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8427COGST 4700  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Swallow, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8428COGST 4700  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Wang, Q

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8458COGST 4700  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Joachims, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9401COGST 4700  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hodes, H

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9627COGST 4700  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Russo, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9631COGST 4700  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Ferguson, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9647COGST 4700  IND 612

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9648COGST 4700  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Linster, C

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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6131COGST 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6132COGST 4710  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

COGST 6101

This course surveys the study of how the mind/brain works, drawing primarily from six disciplines: philosophy, psychology, developmental science, neuroscience, linguistics, and computer science. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  9563COGST 6101  SEM 101

    • T
    • Christiansen, M

COGST 6470

Imagination and Cognition: Imagination serves important functions in everyday thought and action. We will read some classic and some recent studies highlighting the cognitive and neural basis of imagination, ... view course details

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  • 18121COGST 6470  SEM 101

  • 18133COGST 6470  DIS 201