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Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science - Learning and Memory

Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science - Learning and Memory

Brown University

Brown University, Providence, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    63
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 24 months
The field of Cognitive Science uses scientific methods of experimentation, computational modeling, and brain imaging to study mental abilities such as perception, action, memory, cognition, speech, and language, as well as the development of those processes. Students must become knowledgeable in four areas of emphasis: perception, cognition, language, and cognitive neuroscience, as well as a set of methods relevant to Cognitive Science research. Students then create their own focus area of study, potentially integrating coursework from the Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences department with a diverse subset of fields including Anthropology, Applied Math, Education, Neuroscience, and Philosophy. The A.B. program is primarily for students interested in studying human mental processes and acquiring a research orientation to the study of the mind. The Sc.B. program is designed for students who wish to develop a stronger background in Cognitive Science and requires students to engage in a specific research project in the focus area of their choosing. We recommend that prospective concentrators register for one of the gateway courses and at least one of the other core courses preferably in their first or second year. Standard Program for the Sc.B. Degree: 18 credits All of the requirements for the A.B. degree. At least one semester of directed research (CLPS 1980), OR participation in a directed reading related to Cognitive Science (CLPS 1970) OR participation in an ISP or GISP related to Cognitive Science (subject to approval from the Concentration Advisor). See the section 'Directed Research' below for more details. A coherent program of at least four (4) additional courses in the life sciences (e.g., cognitive science, psychology, biology), physical sciences, mathematics, and/or applied mathematics that supports the student’s area(s) of study. Many acceptable supporting science programs are possible, and students are strongly encouraged to work out their program in consultation with the concentration advisor. This program based on Learning and Memory. In addition to Learning and Memory, there are Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational Modeling, Consciousness, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Judgment and Reasoning, Neuroeconomics, Neural Modeling, Neurolinguistics, Perception and Action, Psycholinguistics, Visual Perception also available.