Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of research in cognitive science. Classes and readings will focus on popular topics in the domain of mind wandering and inattention, with an emphasis on the research process. This course will focus on critically evaluating primary-source material, and on honing presentation and writing skills. Prerequisite: Psychology 102 and any one of the following courses: Psychology 201L; Statistical Science 101, 102, 104, 111, or 250; Mathematics 342; or Sociology 333.
Psychology 102 and any one of the following statistics courses: PSY 201L, STA 101, 102, 104, 111, 250, MATH 342, or SOCIOL 333