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.
Eligible for COGS
Catalog chapter: Psychology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology
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