9.85 Infant and Early Childhood Cognition


Class Info

Introduction to cognitive development focusing on childrens' understanding of objects, agents, and causality. Develops a critical understanding of experimental design. Discusses how developmental research might address philosophical questions about the origins of knowledge, appearance and reality, and the problem of other minds. Provides instruction and practice in written communication as necessary to research in cognitive science (including critical reviews of journal papers, a literature review and an original research proposal), as well as instruction and practice in oral communication in the form of a poster presentation of a journal paper.

This class has 9.00 as a prerequisite.

9.85 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by L. Schulz.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 46-3002.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-M.

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