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Viewing: PHIL 6253 : Cognitive Science and Public Policy

Last approved: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:14:14 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:51:47 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy (PHIL)
PHIL
6253
Cognitive Science and Public Policy
CognitiveScience&PublicPolicy
201501
3
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The cognitive sciences are providing new insights into the nature of human decision making at an accelerating pace. Cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neuroeconomics, evolutionary psychology, and developmental and comparative psychology are rewriting theories about human nature with significant implications for public policy. The course examines recent work in the cognitive sciences with the intent of drawing out its public policy implications.

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