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Origins of Knowledge
PSYC 348
Fall 2010 not offered
Crosslisting: NS&B 348

In this course we will discuss in-depth a selection of current topics in cognitive development, centering on questions concerning the origins of knowledge. (What kinds of knowledge do we possess even very early in life? How does that knowledge change over time?) We will examine these questions within specific subject areas such as object perception, space perception, number understanding, and understanding of other minds, surveying evidence from different stages of human individual development as well as evidence from different nonhuman species.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Students will research and write a literature review with multiple drafts.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (NS&B)(PSYC)(STS)

Last Updated on MAY-28-2024
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