Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Define and discuss the key issues related to cognitive science.
2. Understand and be able to properly apply the concepts of cognitive science to complex system design.
3. Understand the cognitive neuroscience of perception, attention, memory, and knowledge.
4. Describe the relationship of cognitive psychology & information processing.
5. Discuss perception and pattern recognition.
6. Describe the attention mechanism and its weaknesses.
7. Describe attention deficit disorders and their origin(s).
8. Discuss the differences between short term and working memory.
9. Describe the processes of episodic and semantic memory.
10. Understand schemata and semantic integration for meaning.
11. Discuss autobiographical memory in processing real-world events.
12. Explain how imaging and electromagnetic resonance techniques diagnose language deficits.
13. Trace the contribution(s) of early researchers to the field of cognitive psychology.
14. Provide an overview of problem solving and information processing and how they have contributed to our understanding of cognition.