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



Please see updated syllabus - Watch the posted TED talks!




Great Job Everyone! Over 60% got a B or better!




Meet with ANY TA/IA during OH to review your Quizzes!!




Remember - Quiz C in Section Week 4!




Remember - Quiz C in Section Week 4!
EC-Prereading Quiz on "How Babies Think "
(EC‐Prereading quiz: opens on  TritonEd Sunday @ 4pm –  Monday @ 9:00am)




Remember - Quiz B in Section this week!
  1. Contact information and Office Hours:

  2. Professor Boyle
    mboyle@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Monday 2:30-4pm @ CSB 130

  3. Sylvia
    shz008@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Monday 1-1:50pm @ CSB 226

  4. Kevin
    kjenson@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Tuesday 2-2:50pm @ CSB 229

  5. Jason
    jcg002@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Wednesday 11-11:50am @ Price Theatre Lobby

  6. Zoe
    tzcheng@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Thursday 9:30-10:20am @ SSRB 235

  7. Elena
    edreisba@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Friday 12-12:50pm @ Geisel 2nd Floor East, Audrey's Cafe

  8. Angelica
    yus174@ucsd.edu
    Office Hours: Monday 4:30-5:20pm @ Geisel 2nd Floor East, Active Learning Lab





Remember - Quiz B in Section THIS WEEK!
  1. Quiz B is on Week2 readings and lectures





Remember - Quiz A on TritonEd!
  1. Quiz A is on Week1 readings and lectures





Have a Great MLK Holiday Weekend!
  1. Remember: Sections start Week 2

  2. Syllabus is posted in Quick Links.

  3. Piazza Link is available in Quick Links.





Welcome! Happy New Year! Happy Quarter! Happy COGS1
  1. Sections start Week 2

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


Midterm 1- MONDAY - February 5 - Week 5
  1. All material associated with weeks 1, 2 and 3 will be on midterm 1.

Midterm 2- MONDAY -February 26 - Week 8
  1. All material associated with weeks 4, 5 and 6 will be on midterm 2.

Midterm 3- FRIDAY - March 16 - Week 10
  1. All material associated with weeks 7, 8, 9 and 10 will be on midterm 3.


Grade Break Down

  1. Midterm-1 (all material from weeks 1-3): 27%
  2. Quizzes in section (drop lowest quiz): 20%
  3. Online Pre-reading quizzes-EC (of quiz grade): 5%
  4. SONA 4 Experimental Hours = 1% - Extra Credit (course grade)- Maximum 4 hours
  5. Midterm 2 (all material from weeks 4-6): 27%
  6. Midterm 3 (all material from 7-10): 26%

Office Hours
Dr. Boyle's OH - Monday's TBA in CSB 130 & By Appointment
TA/IA OH will be posted on class website and on TritonED

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

Midterm 2 Examination Scheduled
Week 8 - Monday Week 8 - February 26
Note: Exam will cover all material and readings (including) Weeks 4 through 6.

Midterm 3 Examination Scheduled
Week 10 - Friday Week 10 - March 16
Note: Exam will cover all material and readings (including) Weeks 7 though 10.

iCal

MLK Day Holiday
No sections
Monday section students welcome to attend other sections. Section quizzes administered online for Week 2 due to holiday.
REVIEW Midterm-1
Review for Midterm-1 Exam. In lecture. Material from Weeks 1,2 and 3.
Midterm-1
Midterm-1 Exam. In lecture. Material from Weeks 1,2 and 3.
President's Day Holiday
No sections
Monday section students welcome to attend other sections. Section quizzes administered online for Week 7 due to holiday.
REVIEW Midterm-2
Midterm-2 Exam REVIEW. In lecture. Material from Weeks 4,5 and 6.
Midterm-2
Midterm-2 Exam. In lecture. Material from Weeks 4, 5 and 6.
REVIEW Midterm-3
Midterm-3 Exam REVIEW to be scheduled outside of lecture time. Material from Weeks 7-10.
Midterm-3
Midterm-3 Exam. In lecture. Material from Weeks 7, 8, 9 and 10.