Introduction Cognitive Science


Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of the mind, drawing upon and integrating findings from psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, and philosophy, among other disciplines. This course begins with a historical overview of some of the principal landmarks in the history of cognitive science. It then uses detailed case studies to introduce the basic techniques and theoretical frameworks used by cognitive scientists. Prereq: completion of at least one of the following courses: MBB 120A, Psych 100B, Phil 100, Phil 120F, Phil 125C, Biol 2960, or Ling 170D.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC; FA SSC; AR SSC