Introduction to Cognitive Science 2-IKV-121

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Course name and code: Introduction to Cognitive Science (2-IKV-121)
Prerequisite courses: none
Available in/recommended study year: Winter semester / 1
Form and # of hours/week: L - lecture (1), S - seminar (2)
Credits: 5
Evaluation (semester/exam): 70/30
Course webpage:
Information sheet: 2-IKV-121 information sheet
Teacher(s): RNDr. Barbora Cimrová, PhD., RNDr. Kristína Malinovská, PhD.

Short description:

Cognitive Science is a new interdsciplinary field focusing on the study of mind and intelligent behavior. Its roots are in psychology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, anthropology and philosophy. The goal of this course is to provide the students with an overview of theories, methods and topics of cognitive science, representational paradigms, and more, and help them to build science-related skill set, such as interdisciplinary thinking, scientific writing, giving feedback, etc.

Offered in these study programs: Obligatory in Master program in Cognitive Science

Recommendations: none