syllabus - COGST 1101/CS 1710/LING 1170/PHIL 1910/PSYCH...

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Intro to Cognitive Science: Fall 2009 Syllabus Page 1 of 2 COGST 1101/CS 1710/LING 1170/PHIL 1910/PSYCH 1102: Introduction to Cognitive Science Syllabus Time & place: Instructor: Teaching assistants: Tu & Th 11:40 – 12:55 G01 Uris Hall Breton Bienvenue 238 Uris Hall E-mail: bmb43@cornell.edu, bbienvenue@gmail.com Office Hours: Tu 10-11 & Th 1-2 or by appointment Nicole Baran: nmb68@cornell.edu Greg Peters: gjp63@cornell.edu Nikola Predolac: np62@cornell.edu Reza Shahbazi: rs689@cornell.edu Jordan DeLong (WIM): jed245@cornell.edu Claudia Gilson (WIM): cmg56@cornell.edu Office Hours TBA online Course description This course provides an overview of the interdisciplinary study of the mind & cognition. In the first half of the course we will examine the major disciplines within cognitive science: philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, linguistics & computer science. In the second half of the course we will examine some of the major questions asked by cognitive scientists and discuss how the different disciplines provide unique insights into the research program. Notably, we will investigate language, learning & memory, vision & perception, action, artificial intelligence & robotics and consciousness. Required readings Clark, A. (2001). Mindware: An introduction to the philosophy of cognitive science . Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. Available in the campus bookstore. Other required readings will be made available as pdf files via the course website. The course schedule will list readings for each topic. Fun readings
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