About COGS1

COGS1 introduces the student to field of cognitive
science. The class is team-taught which is a

reflection of the interdisciplinary nature of the field. Topics discussed in class include learning, memory, language, perception, cognitive disorders and development. Additionally, there will be discussion on different methods used within the cognitive science department such as, functional neuroimaging, computational modeling, electophyisiolgical recordings,event-related potentials, and transcranial magnetic stimulation. This course is absolutely interdisciplinary and students should be prepared for an exciting whirlwind
tour-de-cogsci!

Announcements



More Week 10 information
  1. Check the announcements for March 17th!!

  2. Week 10 review questions are posted!

  3. Use video podcast to review Dr. Dow's lecture.
    When I get the slides, I'll post them.
  4. Thank you all for a fantastic class!




Week 10 Information!
  1. Dr. Jung's lecture is posted!
    Drs. Hollan and Klemmer's lectures are also posted.

  2. Final Exam - Monday of Finals Week:
  3. Final will focus on all material (including readings) between Weeks 7-10.
  4. Note: Final Exam will include more reading material then the midterms did.

  5. Extra Credit Quiz-J will be on TritonEd from 6pm on Friday through 6pm on Sunday.
  6. Midterm1 is now curved. Grades are updated.
  7. Note: Final is NOT cumulative!




Week 9 Information!
  1. Drs. Boyle and Cauwenbergh lectures posted.
    Dr. Jung's lecture will be posted when I get it.

  2. Final Exam - Monday of Finals Week:
  3. Final will focus on all material (including readings) between Weeks 7-10.
  4. Note: Final Exam will include more reading material then the midterms did.

  5. Extra Credit Quiz information for week 10 will be posted soon.
  6. Midterm1 will be curved. Grades will be updated shortly on TritonEd.
  7. Go to any of the TA/IAs to see your exams and get feedback.

  8. Remember: Bonus Quiz-J – will be on week 10 material
  9. Quiz-J will be administered on TritonEd Friday, Week10.
  10. Bonus Quiz-J will count as extra credit towards your QUIZ grade.




Week 8 Lecture and Review Notes Posted!
  1. Final Exam - Monday of Finals Week:
  2. Final will focus on all material (including readings) between Weeks 7-10.
  3. Note: Final Exam will include more reading material then the midterms did.

  4. TWO Extra Credit reading quizzes during week 9!
  5. "Reverse Engineering the Brain" reading EC-quiz will be available on TritonEd from:
  6. Tuesday, March 7 @ 3:30pm through Wednesday, March 8 @ 10:45am

  7. "Real Time Neuroimaging" reading EC-quiz will be available on TritonEd from:
  8. Thursday, March 9 @ 3:30pm through Friday, March 10 @ 10:45am


  9. Midterm grades are posted on TritonEd. Good Job Everyone!
  10. Go to any of the TA/IAs to see your exams and get feedback.

  11. Remember: Bonus Quiz-J – will be on week 10 material
  12. Quiz-J will be administered on TritonEd Friday, Week10.
  13. Bonus Quiz-J will count as extra credit towards your QUIZ grade.




Lecture and Review Notes Posted!
  1. Midterm2 - Monday, Week 8 - will cover all material between Weeks 4-6.
  2. Extra Credit reading quiz:
  3. Dr. Boyle's Action Potential Materials in the reading section will be available on TritonEd from:
  4. Tuesday, February 28 @ 3pm through Wednesday, March 1 @ 10:45am





Lecture and Review Notes Posted!
  1. Quiz F administered on TritonEd Friday (2/25) of week 7 and will cover week 6 reading and lecture material.
  2. Quiz F will be available from Friday, February 24 @ 3pm until Saturday, 6pm

  3. Extra Credit reading quiz:
  4. Dr. Deaks's reading: “How Babies Think” quiz will be available on TritonEd from:
  5. Tuesday, February 21 @ 3pm through Wednesday, February 22 @ 10:45am

  6. Midterm2 - Monday, Week 8 - will cover all material between Weeks 4-6.




Lecture and Review Notes Posted!
  1. Quiz E administered in section week 6 and will cover week 5 reading and lecture material.

  2. Extra Credit reading quiz:
  3. Dr. Pineda's reading: “Mind Reading”quiz will be available on TritonEd from:
  4. Tuesday, February 14 @ 3pm through Wednesday, February 15 @ 10:45am

  5. Midterm2 - Monday, Week 8 - will cover all material between Weeks 4-6.




Lecture and Review Notes Posted!
  1. Quiz C administered in section week 4 and will cover week 3 reading and lecture material.

  2. Extra Credit reading quiz:
  3. “Go Ahead and Curse In Front of Your Kids”quiz will be available on TritonEd from:
  4. Tuesday, January 31 @ 3pm through Wednesday, February 1 @ 10:45am

  5. Midterm1 - Monday, February 6 during lecture.




Note: New Time for Quiz A posting!
  1. Quiz A will be available on TritonEd Friday, Jan 20 from 3:30pm - Jan 21, 6:00pm

  2. You will have 15 minutes to complete the quiz. You must finish it in one sitting.
  3. All online and section quizzes follow UCSD Academic Integrity Policies.
  4. Quiz A will be on Week 1 lecture and reading material.

  5. Syllabus posted.

  6. EC-Prereading quizzes start Week3 - look for TritonEd announcements.

  7. Readings for Weeks 1-4 are now posted.




Lectures and Review Questions are Posted!
  1. Click on "Lecture" link to get the review questions lecture notes for Week 1

  2. Due to MLK holiday, section attendance for Week 2 are optional.
  3. Quiz A will be available on TritonEd starting Friday, Jan 20 @ 6pm for 24 hours.
  4. Quiz A will be on Week 1 lecture and reading material.
  5. Students from Monday sections can attend other sections.

  6. Clickers start Week 2. Register them on TritonEd




Welcome!
  1. Sections start Week 2

  2. All course related information and materials will be posted on this website.
    TA/IA Announcements are emailed from and posted on TritonEd
    All grade information is accessed on TritonEd


Midterm 1 Monday - February 6 (week5)
  1. All material associated with weeks 1, 2 and 3 will be on the midterm.

Midterm 2 Monday - February 27 (week8)
  1. All material associated with weeks 4, 5 and 6 will be on the midterm.

Final Exam Monday - March 20 (Final Exam Week)
  1. Cummulative final exam with an emphasis on material associated with weeks 7, 8, 9 and 10.




No classes or sections on Martin Luther King Jr Holiday: January 16
No classes or sections on President's Day Holiday: Monday February 20
  1. Enjoy your holiday!

  2. Your weekly quiz will be administered on TritonED instead of in section during weeks 2 and week 7 due to the two Monday holidays.
    Monday section students are welcome to attend any of the Wednesday or Friday sections.



Grade Break Down

  1. Midterm-1 (all material from weeks 1-3): 25%
  2. Quizzes in section (drop lowest quiz): 20%
  3. Online Pre-reading quizzes-EC: 2%
  4. Clicker questions during lecture-EC: 2%
  5. SONA 4 Experimental Hours = 1% - Extra Credit - Maximum 4 hours
  6. Midterm 2 (all material from weeks 4-6): 25%
  7. Final Exam (cummulative with an emphasis on weeks 7-10): 30%

Office Hours
Dr. Boyle's OH Mondays @ 2:00 - 3:30 in CSB 130
TA/IA OH are posted on class website and on TritonED

Midterm Dates
Midterm 1 Examination Scheduled
Week 5 - Monday Week 5 - February 6th
Note: Exam will cover all material and readings through Week 3.

Midterm 2 Examination Scheduled
Week 8 - Monday Week 8 - February 27
Note: Exam will cover all material and readings (including) Weeks 4 through 6.

Final Exam Date
Final Examination Scheduled During Finals
Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 11:30am - 2:30pm
Exam will cover all material and readings from quarter.
Emphasis will be placed on lectures and readings from Weeks 7 though 10.

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MLK Holiday
No classes or sections
Monday section students welcome to attend Wed or Fri sections. Section quizzes administered online for Week 2 due to holiday
Midterm-1
Midterm-1 Exam. In lecture. Material from Weeks 1,2 and 3.
President's Day Holiday
No classes or sections
Monday section students welcome to attend Wed or Fri sections. Section quizzes administered online for Week 7 due to holiday
Midterm-2
Midterm-2 Exam. In lecture. Material from Weeks 4, 5 and 6.
Final Exam
Final Exam. 11:30a-2:30p Cummulative with emphasis placed on material from Weeks 7, 8, 9 and 10.
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