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2201. Foundations of Cognitive Science

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: May not be taken out of sequence after passing COGS 3584, 3599 or 4596.

Grading Basis: Graded

Origins of and current developments within scientific study of the mind-brain. Topics include: computational theories of mind, artificial and natural intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and the mind/body problem, embodied and distributed cognition, neural networks, self-organizing cognitive systems, learning and innateness. CA 3.

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3584. Seminar in Cognitive Science

1.00 - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: COGS 2201; open only to Cognitive Science majors and minors who are juniors or higher. Recommended preparation: at least two of ANTH 3250, CSE 4705, LING 2010Q, PHIL 3250/W, PSYC 2501, or SLHS 4245/W.

Grading Basis: Graded

Recent developments in Cognitive Science.

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3589. Undergraduate Research

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only with consent of instructor and program director of Undergraduate Studies. Recommended Preparation: At least two of ANTH 3002, CSE 4705, PHIL 3250, PSYC 2501.

Grading Basis: Graded

Participation in activities related to cognitive science research. With a change of content, may be repeated for credit.

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3599. Independent Study

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: COGS 2201; open only with the consent of instructor. Recommended preparation: At least two of ANTH 3002, CSE 4705, PHIL 3250, or PSYC 2501.

Grading Basis: Graded

Knowledge and skills necessary to perform a research project. With a change of content, may be repeated for credit.

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3798. Variable Topics in Cognitive Science

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to sophomores or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.

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4596W. Senior Thesis in Cognitive Science

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: COGS 2201 and 3599; ENGL 1007 or 1010 or 1011 or 2011. Recommended preparation: At least two of ANTH 3002, CSE 4705, PHIL 3250 or PSYC 2501.

Grading Basis: Graded

Preparation of a research thesis.

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