Cognitive Science (COGST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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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  •  6158COGST 1101  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Swallow, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 1104PHIL 1911PSYCH 1104

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  6625COGST 1104  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 1212

This course is for anyone who listens to music or plays music and wonders what's happening in your brain that makes you feel the way you do. Starting with the music each of you knows and loves—the soundtrack ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 1212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7888COGST 1212  LEC 001

    • MWLincoln Hall B21
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hoy, R

      Lewandowski, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 1212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20626COGST 1212  LEC 002

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hoy, R

      Lewandowski, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 2215PSYCH 2150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18942COGST 2150  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Christiansen, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  8685COGST 2310  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

  •  8688COGST 2310  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 16618COGST 2310  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2621

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16575COGST 2621  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Starr, W

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16690COGST 2621  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 16692COGST 2621  DIS 203

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: INFO 3140PSYCH 3140PSYCH 6140

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18903COGST 3140  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Edelman, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  • 17583COGST 3250  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • DeRosa, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 3310

A mathematical study of the formal languages of standard first-order propositional and predicate logic, including their syntax, semantics, and deductive systems. The basic apparatus of model theory will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MATH 2810PHIL 3310

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19144COGST 3310  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hodes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19145COGST 3310  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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
  • 18895COGST 3420  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in-person attendance to be determined by instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: none
  • 20969COGST 3420  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Field, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CS 4744LING 4424

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6713COGST 4240  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Rooth, M

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

COGST 4310

A seminar series examining current and classical ideas in human sciences and the humanities.  Themes vary from semester to semester view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIONB 4330PSYCH 4320

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Morality and the Evolution of Cooperation

  • 18918COGST 4310  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Edelman, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 4340

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

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 4340

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17585COGST 4340  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 4340

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19665COGST 4340  SEM 102

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Casasola, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 4425

What is the relationship between what words mean and how they are used? What is part of the grammar and what is a result of general reasoning? Pragmatics is often thought of as the study of how meaning ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  8598COGST 4425  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Abusch, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 4625

Advanced discussion of a topic in Philosophy of Mind. view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 6620PHIL 4620PHIL 6620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Moral Learning

  •  8028COGST 4625  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4992COGST 4700  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ophir, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4993COGST 4700  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Field, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6779COGST 4700  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Christiansen, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6814COGST 4700  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Edelman, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6839COGST 4700  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hale, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6854COGST 4700  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Swallow, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6855COGST 4700  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cleland, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6885COGST 4700  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Schrader, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7233COGST 4700  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hoy, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7358COGST 4700  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Zayas, V

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7359COGST 4700  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ferguson, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7373COGST 4700  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Russo, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7374COGST 4700  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Linster, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8745COGST 4700  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Goldstein, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8756COGST 4700  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Wang, Q

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8767COGST 4700  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Anderson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4990COGST 4710  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Russo, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4991COGST 4710  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

COGST 4910

Research methods are the tools that allow psychologists to test the validity of hypotheses. This course provides a survey of the methods used by scientists in personality and social psychology as well ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18927COGST 4910  LAB 401

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Haj-Mohamadi, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8558COGST 6101  SEM 101

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Christiansen, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 6420

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
  • 20679COGST 6420  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Field, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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Syllabi: none
  • 21306COGST 6420  LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

COGST 6425

What is the relationship between what words mean and how they are used?  What is part of the grammar and what is a result of general reasoning?  Pragmatics is often thought of as the study of how meaning ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  8601COGST 6425  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Abusch, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 6620

Advanced discussion of a topic in Philosophy of Mind. view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 4625PHIL 4620PHIL 6620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Perception

  •  8055COGST 6620  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Silins, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 6910

Research methods are the tools that allow psychologists to test the validity of hypotheses. This course provides a survey of the methods used by scientists in personality and social psychology as well ... view course details

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  • 20536COGST 6910  LAB 401

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Haj-Mohamadi, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 7090

One of four introductory courses in cognition and perception. A comprehensive introduction to current thinking and research in developmental psychology that approaches problems from both psychobiological ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 2090PSYCH 7090

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8781COGST 7090  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Goldstein, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

COGST 7710

Addresses current theoretical and empirical issues in computational linguistics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 7710

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Computational Psycholinguistic

  • 17517COGST 7710  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • van Schijndel, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online