Course description

This course provides an introduction to the science of the mind. Everyone knows what it’s like to think and perceive, but this subjective experience provides little insight into how minds emerge from physical entities like brains. To address this issue, cognitive science integrates work from at least five disciplines: Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Linguistics, and Philosophy. This course introduces students to the insights these disciplines offer into the workings of the mind by exploring visual perception, attention, memory, learning, problem solving, language, and consciousness.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2022: Online course

Section ID:COGST 1101 001-LEC
Number:1448
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
Final exam/project due:Monday August 01, 8:30 AM - 11 AM / Online (see Final exams)
Time / room:
Mode of instruction:Asynchronous distance learning
Credit:3
Grade:Graded only
Instructor:Broitman, A. (awb99)
Max. enroll:25
Eligibility:

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

See Eligibility for Summer/Winter Courses

To enroll:

This course is full. If you would like to be considered for a different class, please send an email to precollege@cornell.edu with the class number. You will want to first check that the class you want is not full before you write to us.

The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

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This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.