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Browsing Brain and Cognitive Sciences (9) - Archived by Title

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  • Seung, H. Sebastian (2002-06)
    Mathematical introduction to neural coding and dynamics. Convolution, correlation, linear systems, Fourier analysis, signal detection theory, probability theory, and information theory. Applications to neural coding, ...
  • Quinn, William G.; Littleton, J. Troy (2002-12)
    Deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior, by functional analysis of mutations and molecular analysis of their ...
  • Adelson, Edward H.; Anderson, Barton L. (2001-06)
    How do the senses work? How do physical stimuli get transformed into signals in the nervous system? How does the brain use those signals to determine what's out there in the world? All the senses are discussed; vision is ...
  • Adelson, Edward H. (2004-06)
    How do the senses work? How do physical stimuli get transformed into signals in the nervous system? How does the brain use those signals to determine what's out there in the world? All the senses are discussed; vision is ...
  • Bizzi, Emilio; Graybiel, A. M. (Ann M.), 1942-; Sur, Mriganka; Schiller, Peter H. (2002-06)
    General principles of motor control in biological systems. Structure and function of sensory receptors. Muscle structure and reflex arcs. Spinal cord. Locomotion. Oculomotor control. Cerebellar structure and function. Motor ...
  • Boroditsky, Lera; Carey, Susan; Spelke, Elizabeth S. (2002-12)
    Subject examines the many interrelationships between language and thought. Do people who speak different languages think differently? Does learning new languages change the way you think? Do polyglots think differently in ...
  • Gibson, Edward Albert Fletcher (2002-12)
    Seminar in real-time language comprehension. Models of sentence and discourse comprehension from the linguistic, psychology, and artificial intelligence literature, including symbolic and connectionist models. Ambiguity ...
  • Gibson, Edward Albert Fletcher (2002-12)
    Central topics in language processing. The structure of language. Sentence processing. Discourse processing. Morphological processing. The storage and access of words in the mental dictionary. Speech processing. The ...
  • Oliva, Aude (2005-12)
    9.63 teaches principles of experimental methods in human perception and cognition, including design and statistical analysis. The course combines lectures and hands-on experimental exercises and requires an independent ...
  • Seung, H. Sebastian (2002-12)
    Organization of synaptic connectivity as the basis of neural computation and learning. Single and multilayer perceptrons. Dynamical theories of recurrent networks: amplifiers, attractors, and hybrid computation. Backpropagation ...
  • Potter, Mary C. (2001-12)
    An introduction to human information processing and learning; topics include the nature of mental representation and processing; the architecture of memory; pattern recognition; attention; imagery and mental codes; concepts ...
  • Chorover, Stephan L. (2002-06)
    Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting or as values are to beliefs and practices. Subject considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their ...
  • Chorover, Stephan L.; Ristic, Jovan (2005-06)
    Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting or as values are to beliefs and practices. Subject considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their ...
  • Chorover, Stephan L. (2002-06)
    Examines interpersonal and group dynamics, considers how the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values and practices of large and small groups. Learning occurs ...
  • Chorover, Stephan L.; Ristic, Jovan (2005-06)
    In this course we learn social psychology both theoretically and practically. We examine interpersonal and group dynamics, and explore how the thoughts, feelings and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) ...
  • Kanwisher, Nancy (2002-12)
    Covers the basics of fMRI, the strengths and limitations of fMRI compared to other techniques, and the design and analysis of fMRI experiments, focusing primarily on experiments on high-level vision. Upon completion, ...
  • Kanwisher, Nancy (2004-12)
    Covers the basics of fMRI, the strengths and limitations of fMRI compared to other techniques, and the design and analysis of fMRI experiments, focusing primarily on experiments on high-level vision. Upon completion, ...
  • Wagner, Anthony (2002-06)
    Surveys literature on human memory and learning. Focuses on the organization of memory at cognitive and neural levels, the basis of remembering and forgetting, and false memories. Cognitive theory and behavioral evidence ...
  • Schulz, Laura (2005-12)
    This course is an introduction to cognitive development focusing on children's understanding of objects, agents, and causality. Students develop a critical understanding of experimental design and how developmental research ...
  • Poggio, Tomaso; Heisele, Bernd; Ivanov, Yuri A., 1967- (2002-06)
    The course is directed towards advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. It will focus on applications of pattern recognition techniques to problems of machine vision. The topics covered in the course include: ...
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