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    • 9.35 Sensation and Perception, Spring 2001 

      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 ...
    • 9.35 Sensation and Perception, Spring 2004 

      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 ...
    • 9.373 Somatosensory and Motor Systems, Spring 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.402 Language and Thought, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.591J / 24.945J Language Processing, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.59J / 24.905J Psycholinguistics, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.59J / 24.905J Psycholinguistics, Spring 2005 

      Gibson, Edward (2005-06)
      This course covers central topics in language processing, including: the structure of language; sentence, discourse, and morphological processing; storage and access of words in the mental dictionary; speech processing; ...
    • 9.601J / 24.949J Language Acquisition I, Spring 2002 

      Wexler, Ken (2002-06)
      Lectures, reading, and discussion of current theory and data concerning the psychology and biology of language acquisition. Emphasizes learning of syntax and morphology, together with some discussion of phonology, and ...
    • 9.63 Laboratory in Cognitive Science, Fall 2005 

      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 ...
    • 9.641J / 8.594J Introduction to Neural Networks, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.65 Cognitive Processes, Fall 2001 

      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 ...
    • 9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings", Spring 2009 

      Chorover, Stephan L. (2009-06)
      Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting, or as values are to beliefs and practices. Considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and also in terms of their ...
    • 9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings'', Spring 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of Feelings, Spring 2005 

      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 ...
    • 9.70 Social Psychology, Spring 2002 

      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 ...
    • 9.70 Social Psychology, Spring 2005 

      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) ...
    • 9.70 Social Psychology, Spring 2009 

      Chorover, Stephan L. (2009-06)
      Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to ...
    • 9.71 Functional MRI of High-Level Vision, Fall 2002 

      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, ...
    • 9.71 Functional MRI of High-Level Vision, Fall 2004 

      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, ...
    • 9.74 Foundations of Human Memory and Learning, Spring 2002 

      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 ...