2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Mar 25, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 420 - Using Robots to Understand the Mind

College of Arts and Sciences
3 credit(s) Irregularly
Double Numbered with: PSY 620
Cognitive science explains behavior mechanistically. This course uses simple, autonomous, mobile robots as model cognitive agents. By doing cognitive science on these robots we come to understand what it means to say that “cognition is computation”.
PREREQ: (PSY 205  OR PSY 209 ) AND PSY 313  AND PSY 322