PSYCH 5612: Introduction to Cognitive Science

August 7, 2017
Cognitive science is an interdisciplinary study of the nature of human thought; psychological, philosophical, linguistic, and artificial intelligence approaches to knowledge representation. Prereq: A total of 12 cr hrs from any of the following areas: CSE, Ling, Philos, or Psych, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 612, CSE 5531 (612), Ling 5612 (Linguist 612), or Philos 5830 (612). Cross-listed in CSE 5531, Ling 5612, and Philos 5830.
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving


  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes

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