Human Behavior and Cognition Allied Field
Human Behavior and Cognition covers neuroscientific research that is focused on understanding human mental functions, including perception, memory, attention, reasoning, and decision-making. Within the Neuroscience major, the Human Behavior and Cognition Allied Field includes courses in Cognitive Science, Communication Sciences, and Psychology.
Electives in the Human Behavior and Cognition Allied Field (choose 4 units, 2 courses which must be 300-level or above).
For Neuroscience Majors who declared prior to August 2021, 6 units chosen from the list below.
The two courses in the first group are required and are prerequisites for many additional electives in Human Behavior and Cognition.
Projected Annual Course Plans: PSYCH
Additional electives in Human Behavior and Cognition
Courses listed here may be taken as a Group A Neuroscience elective or an elective for the Allied Field in Human Behavior and Cognition, but each course may count either toward Group A or the Allied Field in Human Behavior and Cognition, and not both.
- COG_SCI 210-0 Language and the Brain
- CSD 303-0/PSYCH 327-0 Brain and Cognition
- CSD 310-0 Biological Foundations of Speech and Music
- PSYCH 110-0 Introduction to Psychology
- PSYCH 228-0 Cognitive Psychology
- PSYCH 244-0 Developmental Psychology
- PSYCH 248-0 Health Psychology
- PSYCH 324-0 Perception
- PSYCH 328-0 Brain Damage and the Mind
Courses listed here may be taken as electives for the Allied Field in Human Behavior and Cognition but will not count toward Group A Neuroscience electives.
- COG_SCI 207-0 Intro to Cognitive Modeling
- COG_SCI 211-0 Learning, Representation, and Reasoning
- PSYCH 303-0 Psychopathology*
- PSYCH 336-0 Consciousness*
- PSYCH 370-0 Cognitive Development*
- PSYCH 372-0 Language and Cognition*
- PSYCH 374-0 Human Memory*
- PSYCH 378-0 Images of Cognition*
- PSYCH 391-0 Advanced seminar in Cognition or Neuroscience. Please provide a syllabus for other sections of these seminars for consideration.
- PSYCH 392-0 Allowed sections include 1. Psychoneuroimmunology and 2. Emotional Brain. Please provide a syllabus for other sections of these seminars for consideration.
* Indicates courses for which the Neuroscience major provides pre-registration privileges. Neuroscience may now be declared as a major. Appointments may be requested by emailing email@example.com. Please be sure to indicate when you are available to meet with Dr. Brown or Dr. Kilman.