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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PSYC 132. Perception, Cognition and the Embodied Mind Seminar


This seminar examines foundational issues and theories in the empirical study of human perception and cognition including the interplay between perception, action, language, and reasoning. Emphasis is placed on skeptical rigor in exploring philosophical and neuroscientific considerations regarding embodied cognition. What counts as an explanation of experience? How could conscious beings evolve? What is the relationship between perception and cognition? Topics vary from year to year.
This course may not be taken as pass/fail. 
Prerequisite: PSYC 032. Perception , PSYC 033. Cognitive Psychology  or COGS 001. Introduction to Cognitive Science  or permission of the instructor.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Catalog chapter: Psychology  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses