The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II

Photo collage of images related to cognition.

Image 1. Face recognition. (Image by Prof. Pawan Sinha.)
Image 2. Photographs of twins. (Image by Prof. Steven Pinker.)
Image 3. Sentence tree. (Image by Prof. Edward Gibson.)
Image 4. Rodin's The Thinker. (Image by Prof. Lera Boroditsky.)
Image 5. Midsaggital fMRI human brain scan. (Image courtesy of MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

9.012

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This class is the second half of an intensive survey of cognitive science for first-year graduate students. Topics include visual perception, language, memory, cognitive architecture, learning, reasoning, decision-making, and cognitive development. Topics covered are from behavioral, computational, and neural perspectives.

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Gibson, Edward, Joshua Tenenbaum, and Pawan Sinha. 9.012 The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-012-the-brain-and-cognitive-sciences-ii-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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