Cognitive Processes OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Course by MIT on the Human Cognitive Processes

Published Feb 06, 2009

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Explore human cognition in 'Cognitive Processes,' a free OpenCourseWare from the Brain and Cognitive Science Department of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This bachelor's-level course probes the mechanics of human perception and understanding.

Cognitive Processes: Course Specifics

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Cognitive Processes: Course Description

'Cognitive Processes' introduces basic concepts of human cognition at an undergraduate level, primarily using lectures. Some prior study in psychology may be helpful. The OpenCourseWare covers attention, memory, learning, reading and object recognition. Lecture outlines are included. This OpenCourseWare uses materials from 2004, when Professor Mary C. Potter of the Brain and Cognitive Science Department taught the course at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 'Cognitive Processes' OpenCourseWare is targeted at undergraduate students of psychology and neuroscience.

This OpenCourseWare includes textbook recommendations and lecture outlines. If you are interested in taking 'Cognitive Processes,' visit the human cognition course page.

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