University Relations


Spring 2015

Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Elliott Hall S204

January 29 - Discussion topics chosen.

February 5 - March 5 - "Memory and the Computational Brain: Why Cognitive Science Will Transform Neuroscience" by C. R. Gallistel and Adam Philip Kin,

February 5
Chapter 11 "The Nature of Learning"
Chapter 13 "The Modularity of Learning"

February 12
Chapter 1 "Information"

February 19
Chapter 3 "Functions"
Chapter 4 "Representations"

March 5
Chapter 5 "Symbols"
Chapter 6 "Procedures"

March 12 - "Bright Minds and Dark Attitudes: Lower Cognitive Ability Predicts Greater Prejudice Through Right-Wing Ideology and Low Intergroup Contact" by Gordon Hodson and Michael A. Busseri

March 19 - Spring Break


March 26 - "Telling more than we can know: Verbal reports on mental processes" by Richard E. Nisbett and Timothy DeCamp Wilson.

April 2 - "Growing a Language" by Guy Steele (video)

April 9 - "George Miller's magical number of immediate memory in retrospect: Observations on the faltering progression of science" by Nelson Cowan

April 23 - "The complementary role of the cerebral hemispheres in recovery from aphasia after stroke: A critical review of literature" by Anglade et al.

Apri 30 - "Language specificity and elasticity: Brain and clinical syndrome studies" by Michael Maratsos and Laura Matheny

May 7 - "The Mechanization of the Mind: On the Origins of Cognitive Science" by Jean-Pierre Dupuy, Introduction and Chapter 1

Updated July 10, 2015