2:30 PM – 3:45 PM MW
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This course introduces topics in the Cognitive Sciences. As a survey course, it touches on all aspects of this interdisciplinary and rapidly-evolving field. The course addresses topics such as the mind and brain, artificial intelligence, embodied cognition, cyborgs, robotics, social interactions and complex systems, the wisdom of crowds, social foraging and the representation of knowledge. Special units may involve topics such as Mindstorms Robotics and video games in society.