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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COGS 4600 - Cognition and the Brain


Perception and thought are considered in terms of processes represented in the brain. The localization and lateralization of function are examined, drawing upon research on the behavioral effects of brain damage as well as brain-imaging studies and other approaches. Examples of topics include object recognition, memory, language, emotion, spatial ability, and motor processes.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 1200, or PHIL/PSYC/COGS 2120, or COGS/PSYC 4330, or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Cross Listed: Cross listed with PSYC 4600; students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4



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