1-16-07 Intro1HO

1-16-07 Intro1HO - Cognition (830:340:01) Instructor: Dr....

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Instructor:  Dr. John Ackroff Teaching Assistant:  Naama Nebenzahl  Web page:  http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~ackroff Syllabus PowerPoint presentations Links to other course-related sites. January 16, 2007 © John M. Ackroff 2007      Cognition (830:340:01)
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What is Cognition? cog·ni·tion (kog nishÆÃn), n. 1. the act or process of knowing; perception. 2. the product of such a process; something thus known, perceived, etc. 3. knowledge. [1375–1425; late ME cognicioun < L cognitinn- (s. of cognitin ), equiv. to cognit ( us ), ptp. of cognnscere ( co- CO- + gni-, var. s. of gnnscere, nnscere, to learn (see KNOW 1 ) + -tus ptp. suffix) + -inn- -ION] cog·niÆtion·al, adj.
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Cogito ergo sum Do animals think? What is thinking? © John M. Ackroff 2007
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What is Psychology? psy·chol·o·gy (s( kolÆÃ j( ), n., pl. -gies. 1. the science of the mind or of mental states and processes. 2.
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1-16-07 Intro1HO - Cognition (830:340:01) Instructor: Dr....

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