Brain and Cognition

Subject Name: 
Cognitive Science
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Hampshire College
The problem of explaining how the brain enables human conscious experience remains a great mystery of human knowledge. This course is an introduction to cognitive neuroscience in which we will attempt to examine the neural underpinnings of the mind's complex processes, paying particular attention to vision, attention, and memory. Cognitive neuroscience incorporates elements of physiological psychology, neuroscience, cognitive psychology and neuropsychology. In this course we will become familiar with the tools of research used in cognitive neuroscience and with questions that motivate researchers in the field. Students will be expected to read and critically analyze articles from the professional scientific literature.
Mind, Brain, and Information Writing and Research In this course, students are expected to spend at least six to eight hours a week of preparation and work outside of class time. This time includes reading, writing, research.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Brain and Cognition
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0 Joanna Morris 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Adele Simmons Hall 221;Adele Simmons Hall 221