Academic Catalog


Course Code: 9020504
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Cognitive Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The course provides an introduction to cognitive science from the perspective of natural and artificial cognitive systems. It is specifically designed to address graduate and eligible undergraduate students who want to learn about the body of knowledge in cognitive science in relation to their own field of study. It provides a historical overview of cognitive science, describes its philosophical foundations, introduces classical pieces of work that have shaped the studies, and discusses cognitive models which are based on empirical studies of natural and artificial minds and intelligence.