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Michigan State UniversityCognitive Science Program

2012-2013 Course Offerings

Fall 2012

Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (CEP)

903 Cognitive Development Across the Lifespan
909 Cognitive and Technology

Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

333 Oral Language Development
813 Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Speech, Language, and Hearing
823B Motor Speech Disorders
994 Research Practicum in CSD

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

440 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
460 Computability and Formal Language Theory
484 Information Retrieval
803 Computer Vision
841 Artificial Intelligence
848 Evolutionary Computation

English (ENG)

820 The Cognitive Eighteenth Century: Literature, Neuroscience, and History of Mind

Kinesiology (KIN)

365 Sensorimotor Control

Linguistics (LIN)

401 Introduction to Linguistics
424 Phonology
434 Syntax
437 Semantics
455 Advanced Studies in Neurolinguistics
471 Sociolinguistics
825 Phonological Theory II
835 Syntactic Theory II
891 Psycholinguistics

Philosophy (PHL)

330 Formal Reasoning

Psychology (PSY)

200 Cognitive Psychology
301 Cognitive Neuroscience
402 Sensation and Perception
803 Higher Order Cognitive Processes
992-007 Creativity, Self-regulation, and the Brain

Neuroscience (NEU)

301 Intro to Neuroscience I

Zoology (ZOL)

402 Neurobiology

Spring 2013

Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

333 Oral Language Development
992 Prosody, speech perception, and spoken word recognition
994 Research Practicum in CSD

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

802 Pattern Recognition and Analysis
842 Natural Language Processing
847 Machine Learning
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science
885 Artficial Neural Networks
891-004 Virtual and Augmented Technologies

Kinesiology (KIN)

365 Sensorimotor Control
862 Neural Basis of Human Movement

Linguistics (LIN)

291-001 Language and the Animals: Dr. Dolittle Deluded?
401 Introduction to Linguistics
424 Phonology
434 Syntax
437 Semantics
450 Child Language Acquisition
455 Advanced Studies in Neurolinguistics
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
471 Sociolinguistics
491 Psycholinguistics
824 Phonological Theory I
837 Advanced Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics
850 Advanced Studies in Language Acquisition
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science
892 Seminar in Semantics

Mathematics (MTH)

995-002 Modeling and Computation of Human Sensory Systems

Philosophy (PHL)

330 Formal Reasoning
360 Philosphy of Language
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science

Psychology (PSY)

200 Cognitive Psychology
401 Memory and Skill
402 Sensation and Perception
410 Neurobiology of Learning
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
802 Basic Cognitive Processes
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science
992-601 Introduction to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Neuroscience (NEU)

302 Intro to Neuroscience II

Zoology (ZOL)

402 Neurobiology
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science

* Topic must be approved in advance by the Cognitive Science Specialization Coordinator.


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MSU CogSci in the News and Announcements

4.11.2017
Prof. Arun Ross and his colleague from NYU have had their research on the security of mobile fingerprint scanning featured in The New York Times, MSU Today, Popular Science, Homeland Security News Wire, and Science 360 News.

3.23.2017
Professors Arun Ross, Xiaoming Liu, and Anil Jain received a 4-year grant from IARPA to conduct research on Presentation Attack Detection for fingerprint, face and iris biometric systems. [link]

2.28.2017
CSE student Thomas Swearingen and his adviser Prof. Arun Ross won the runner up award for best paper at ISBA 2017. [link]

1.23.2017
Research on laptop use and classroom learning by Prof. Susan Ravizza, Mitchell Uitvlugt, and Prof. Kim Fenn was featured in US News, BYU Radio, The Conversation, and numerous higher education journals [1, 2, 3, 4].

1.17.2017
Prof. Cristina Schmitt received an NSF Grant, Effects of Variation and Variability in the Acquisition of Two Dialects of Spanish, to study first language acquisition of Spanish in the context of variability caused by contact between two very different varieties of Spanish: Paraguayan Spanish, which is heavily influenced by Guaraní (an indigenous language), and Rioplatense Spanish (spoken in Buenos Aires). [link]

1.1.2017
Prof. Aline Godfroid received a Language Learning Early Career Research Grant for her validation project on "Measuring implicit and explicit L2 knowledge: Synthesizing 12 years of research."

11.1.2016
Prof. Mark Becker has published five papers so far this year in Perception,Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance,Packaging Technology and Science,Visual Cognition, and Applied Ergonomics.

10.3.2016
Sunpreet Arora and Anil Jain were part of a team that won Best Paper at BioSig 2016 for their paper titled "3D Whole Hand Targets: Evaluating Slap and Contactless Fingerprint Readers".

10.3.2016
Dr. Anil Jain was part of a team that won Best Poster at BioSig 2016 for a poster titled "Advances in Capturing Child Fingerprints: A High Resolution CMOS Image Sensor with SLDR Method".

9.27.2016
Dr. Anil Jain and Dr. Arun Ross were awarded a three-year NSF grant under the Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program for their proposal entitled "Imparting Privacy to Biometric Data in Cyberspace".

9.25.2016
Dr. Arun Ross (with Dr. Nasir Memon, NYU) was awarded a three-year NSF grant for their project entitled "The Master Print: Investigating and Addressing Vulnerabilities in Fingerprint-based Authentication Systems".

8.8.16
Science writer Carl Sherman's story on stuttering for the Dana Foundation website, titled Seeking Clues to Stuttering Deep Within the Brain, featured research by Prof. Devin McAuley.

Summer 2016
Dr. Mark Becker was invited by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to present his work investigating individual differences in cognition and personality that predict rare target detection at their Workshop on Developing Personnel Selection Tools for Forensic Scientists.

Summer 2016
Prof. Mark Reimers and colleague Bruce McNaughton received an NSF grant to study the dynamics of hippocampal-cortical communication during memory formation and recall.

Summer 2016
Prof. Susan Ravizza became a senior editor for the journal Brain Research.

Summer 2016
Prof. Mark Reimers received a Templeton Foundation grant to study the molecular coherence of genetic variants related to behavioral traits, including IQ.

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