Lectures: 3 sessions / week, 2 hours / session
Each module of the course involves a series of overview lectures by a leading researcher in the field, complemented by recitation opportunities on primary research papers for students. By offering a thorough introduction to the current status of the discipline while emphasizing critical thinking, 9.012 aims to prepare students for an exciting and rapid beginning to their contributions as cognitive scientists.
Prerequisite: 9.011, The Brain and Cognitive Sciences I
Two class presentations, based on the following topics: