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CNS- 200 Introduction To Cognitive Neuroscience (3.00 cr.)
Natural Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences - Psychology
Repeatable: No
Cognitive and neural processes that support higher mental functions and methods by which inferences about the brain bases of cognition are made.

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CNS- 201 Introduction To Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (1.00 cr.)
Natural Science with Lab, Natural Sciences - Life Sciences
Repeatable: No
Cognitive neuroscience experimental techniques including behavioral and electrophysiological methods of research. Measurement, analysis and presentation of laboratory data on cognitive neuroscience, such as neuronal properties, sensation, memory, perception, learning and attention.

Corequisite: CNS-200

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CNS- 401 Special Topic: Psychology, Neuroscience, and Evolution (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Examines the application of evolutionary theory of the study of human behavior and the brain. Focus on the evolutionary bases of important phenomena such as sensation and perception, consciousness, emotions, personality, and a variety of social behaviors. Emphasis on thinking critically and writing about research.

Prerequisite: take PSYC-110

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CNS- 480 Cognitive Neuroscience Research Experience (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Design, execution, analysis, and reporting of faculty-supervised, cognitive neuroscience-related research.
Instructor's consent

Prerequisites: take CNS-200, CNS-201, STAT-130, and PSYC-391

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CNS- 481 Computational Cognitive Neuroscience (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Basic principles of computational cognitive neuroscience. Simulating cognition using biologically based networks of neuron-like units (neural networks).

Prerequisites: MATH-120, STAT-130, CNS-200 and CNS-201

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CNS- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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CNS- 681 Computational Cognitive Neuroscience (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Basic principles of computational cognitive neuroscience. Simulating cognition using biologically based networks of neuron-like units (neural networks).

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