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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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COGS 4620 - Cognitive Engineering

Covers cognitive theory from an applied perspective to understand and predict the interactions among human cognition, artifact (i.e., tools), and task. Cognitive task analysis techniques will be taught and used throughout the course, as will techniques for collecting and analyzing fine-grained behavioral data. Topics covered may include visual search and visual attention, cognitive skill and its acquisition, hard and soft constraints on interactive behavior, human error, soft constraints on judgment and decision-making, and experts and expertise.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites:  PSYC/PHIL 2120 or PSYC 4310 or PSYC 4370 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.

Cross Listed: Cross listed with PSYC 4620. Students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4

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