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Cognitive Science Capstone Seminar
PSYC 346
Spring 2010
Section: 01  

Broadly defined, cognitive science is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to examine the nature of the human mind. The new Cognitive Science Concentration in the Wesleyan Psychology Department was created by a committee of cognitive and developmental psychologists who study issues regarding numerical representation, categorization, decision making, reading, spatial representation, memory, social cognition, and how language can shape thought. This seminar is an opportunity for advanced students to come together and discuss their research with a community of researchers who are interested in questions regarding cognition and its development. It is meant for students who are currently involved in the Cognitive Science Concentration and/or who are currently conducting research in an approved laboratory.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Speaking
Speaking: Students will be responsible for presenting the research they are currently working on to the group. This will strengthen their speaking skills.
Interpretation: During the year-long course, students will be asked to synthesize current research from the areas of cognitive science. This will provide them with the opportunity to strengthen their skills in interpretation.
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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