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Michigan State UniversityCognitive Science Program

2015-2016 Course Offerings

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Fall 2015

Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (CEP)

903 Cognitive Development Across the Lifespan
909 Cognition and Technology
972 Neurobiological Bases of Learning

Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

333 Oral Language Development
813 Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Speech, Language, and Hearing
830 Fluency Disorders
840 Voice Disorders
860 Articulation and Phonological Disorders

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

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

English (ENG)

None currently listed.

Kinesiology (KIN)

365 Sensorimotor Control
860 Growth and Motor Behavior

Linguistics (LIN)

401 Introduction to Linguistics
424 Phonology
434 Syntax
437 Semantics
455 Neurolinguistics
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
471 Sociolinguistics
824 Phonological Theory I
834 Syntactic Theory I
891 Special Topics: Sociolinguistics
892 Seminar in Semantics

Neuroscience (NEU)

301 Intro to Neuroscience I
804 Molecular and Devlopmental Neurobiology

Philosophy (PHL)

330 Formal Reasoning
431 Topics in the Philosophy of Logic and Language
462 Philosophy of Mind
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
480 Philosophy of Science
810 Seminar in History of Philosophy
860 Seminar in Metaphysics & Epistemology

Psychology (PSY)

200 Cognitive Psychology
209 Brain and Behavior
301 Cognitive Neuroscience
410 Neuroscience of Learning
463 Introduction to Cognitive Science
804 Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology
863 Seminar in Cognitive Science
992-605 Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience
992-606 Seminar in Computer Programming for Behavioral Scientists

Zoology (ZOL)

402 Neurobiology
415 Ecological Aspects of Animal Behavior
822 Topics in Ethology & Behavioral Ecology

Spring 2016

Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (CEP)

871 Cognitive and Psychological Aspects of Disabilities

Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

333 Oral Language Development
815 Acquired Language Disorders 890-001 Developmental Dyslexia

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

460 Computability and Languages
802 Pattern Recognition and Analysis
843 Language and Interaction
845 Multi-Disciplinary Research Methods in the Study of Evolution 847 Machine Learning
885 Artficial Neural Networks

English (ENG)

None currently listed.

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
825 Phonological Theory II
835 Syntactic Theory II
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science
892 Seminar in Neurolingusitics

Neuroscience (NEU)

302 Intro to Neuroscience II 811 Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience
839 Systems Neuroscience

Philosophy (PHL)

330 Formal Reasoning
860 Seminar in Metaphysics & Epistemology
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science

Psychology (PSY)

200 Cognitive Psychology
209 Brain and Behavior
401 Expertise and Skill
402 Sensation and Perception
410 Neurobiology of Learning
801 Sensation and Perception
802 Basic Cognitive Processes
811 Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience
839 Systems Neuroscience
863 Seminar in Cognitive Science
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science

Zoology (ZOL)

313 Animal Behavior
405 The Neural Basis of Animal Behavior
839 Systems Neuroscience
845 Multi-Disciplinary Research Methods in the Study of Evolution
849 Evolutionary Biology
867 Nature and Practice of Cognitive Science
890-601 Computational Evolution Approaches to Neurobiology


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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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