Cognitive Science Ph.D. Minor
Cognitive Science explores the nature of human intelligence and what is required of a physical system to produce behaviors ordinarily deemed "intelligent". Cognitive Science collaborates with a wide range of disciplines to examine typical problems through reasoning, language, comprehension and visual recognition.
This course will examine research investigating the neurological basis of cognition. Material covered will include the study of brain-injured patients, neurophysiological research in animals, and the study of normal cognitive processes in humans with non-invasive behavioral and physiological techniques such as functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).