Introduction to Cognitive Sciences (3ECTS)

Code UE : HCOAU1

15h CM, 15h TD

Responsables : A. Fourtassi & N. Nguyen

Description :

The course introduces major paradigms, questions, and methods in cognitive science.

Assessment :

-Final report (50%): “Describe how your research program/project has evolved in the light of what you saw in this course”

-Two intermediate tests (25% each): online Multiple-question test about concepts that have been covered in the first and second half of the course.

Pedagogy and class organization :

Each session includes a lecture by an expert (around 1h15min, including questions). The next hour is a discussion of a paper proposed by the lecturer and given to the students beforehand. The discussion will be moderated by the coordinators

Bibliographie :

Roy, B. C., Frank, M. C., DeCamp, P., Miller, M., & Roy, D. (2015). Predicting the birth of a spoken word. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(41), 12663-12668.

Molesti, S., Meguerditchian, A., & Bourjade, M. (2020). Gestural communication in olive baboons (Papio anubis): repertoire and intentionality. Animal Cognition, 23(1), 19-40.

Bauer, P. J., & Larkina, M. (2014). Childhood amnesia in the making: different distributions of autobiographical memories in children and adults. J Exp Psychol Gen, 143(2), 597-611.

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