Graduate Courses

To see a complete list of courses offered and their descriptions, visit theĀ online course catalog.

For current course schedule information and registration, visit SIS.

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another program, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

Topics in Psychological & Brain Sciences
AS.200.661 (01)

An introduction to postdoctoral activities (e.g., grant applications, journal article submission, meeting presentations, the politics of psychology and American science) for Ph.D. candidates in psychology.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: T 1:00PM - 1:50PM
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room: Krieger 110
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/15

Readings: Current Research in Cognitive Aging
AS.200.808 (01)

Guided independent readings. The class is designed as a seminar including discussion of primary research articles of cognitive aging. Specific topics include human imaging and animal models of memory, aging, and neurodegenerative disease.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Haberman, Rebecca
  • Room: Dunning Hall 121
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/15

Probabilistic Models of the Visual Cortex
AS.050.675 (01)

The course gives an introduction to computational models of the mammalian visual cortex. It covers topics in low-, mid-, and high-level vision. It briefly discusses the relevant evidence from anatomy, electrophysiology, imaging (e.g., fMRI), and psychophysics. It concentrates on mathematical modelling of these phenomena taking into account recent progress in probabilistic models of computer vision and developments in machine learning, such as deep networks. Co-listed with Computer Science as EN.601.685. Recommended Background: Calculus I and experience in a programming language (Python preferred).

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Yuille, Alan L
  • Room: Krieger 170
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 0/15

Fundamentals of Biopsychology
AS.200.613 (01)

This is a required course for all first year PhD students in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. The course covers foundational concepts and methods in neurobiology and cognitive neuroscience.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: MW 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • Instructor: Courtney-Faruqee, Susan, Janak, Patricia, Mysore, Shreesh Pranesh
  • Room: Krieger 110
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/15

Research Seminar: Neurocognitive Aging
AS.200.804 (01)

This seminar will cover advanced topics in neurocognitive aging. Topics will include animal models of memory loss in normal aging and in Alzheimer's disease (AD), including both behavioral and neurobiological findings. Special attention will be given to the relation between such findings and the effects of aging and AD on memory and the brain in man. Similar comparative analysis in other cognitive domains (e.g. attentional processes) will also be considered.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Gallagher, Michela
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5

Psychological & Brain Sciences Core Topics B
AS.200.655 (01)

This course is designed to introduce students to core topics in psychological and brain sciences. Students will read seminal and contemporary papers in topics that cover the breadth of the field. Graduate Students in Psychological & Brain Sciences.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: M 1:30PM - 3:30PM
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room: Ames 217
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 23/30

Advanced Statistical Methods
AS.200.657 (01)

Topics in applied probability and statistical inference; analysis of variance; experimental design. Intended for graduate students. Recommended Course Background: one statistics course.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: T 10:30AM - 1:00PM
  • Instructor: Bowen, Jeffrey D
  • Room: Ames 217
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 13/20

Research In Psychology
AS.200.810 (01)

Students plan and execute original research under guidance of advisers. Results are usually prepared in a form suitable for publication. Graduate students only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/45

Research Seminar: Attention and Cognition
AS.200.805 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Flombaum, Jonathan
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5

Advanced Seminar in Vision
AS.200.670 (01)

This seminar will cover advanced topics in vision from the perspectives of several disciplines. Topics include human visual psychophysics, perception and cognition, and computational vision. Graduate students only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
  • Instructor: Egeth, Howard E, Flombaum, Jonathan, Halberda, Justin
  • Room: Ames 217
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/20

Research Seminar: Human Performance
AS.200.811 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Egeth, Howard E
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5

Research Seminar: Cognitive Development
AS.200.813 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5

Teaching Practicum
AS.200.849 (01)

All candidates are required to obtain special experience in various aspects of undergraduate teaching. Graduate students only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20

Advanced Teaching Practicum
AS.200.850 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/10

Current Advances in Psychological and Brain Sciences
AS.200.848 (01)

Introduces advanced research topics to graduate students (as well as faculty) through a series of speakers and discussions.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: W 3:30PM - 5:30PM
  • Instructor: Flombaum, Jonathan
  • Room: Gilman 50
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 25/60

Research Seminar: Vision and Cognition
AS.200.819 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Halberda, Justin
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5

Research Seminar: Neural Circuits for Learning
AS.200.824 (01)

Research seminar covering topics related to neural circuits for learning.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Kuchibhotla, Kishore V
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5

Cognitive Lunch
AS.200.817 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room: Krieger 110
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/30

Research Seminar: Cognitive Development
AS.200.813 (02)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5

Research seminar: Naturalistic memory and perception
AS.200.822 (01)

Research seminar covering topics on human memory and perception in real-world settings.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Chen, Janice
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5

Directed Readings & Research
AS.200.820 (01)

Guided independent readings and research in special fields. Graduate Students only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5

Research Seminar: Cognitive Development
AS.200.814 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Halberda, Justin
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5

Research Seminar: Neuroscience of Decision-making
AS.200.818 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Stuphorn, Veit
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5

Research Seminar: Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience
AS.200.835 (01)

Research seminar covering topics on cognitive and systems neuroscience.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Honey, Christopher
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/5

Research Seminar: Psychobiology
AS.200.825 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: W 12:00PM - 1:30PM
  • Instructor: Gallagher, Michela, Janak, Patricia, Moss, Cynthia
  • Room: Krieger 110
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20

Research Seminar: Neural Systems & Behavior
AS.200.831 (01)

Graduate Students Only

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Moss, Cynthia
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5

Research Seminar: Neural Circuits & Behavio
AS.200.832 (01)

Graduate Students Only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Janak, Patricia
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5

Research Seminar: Hippocampal System
AS.200.836 (01)

Research seminar covering topics on the behavioral neurophysiology of the hippocampal formation

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Knierim, James
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10

Research Seminar: Neuroplasticity and Development
AS.200.826 (01)

Graduate Students Only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Bedny, Marina
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5

Research Seminar: Dynamic Scene Perception
AS.200.834 (01)

Research seminar covering topics on the behavioral and brain basis of perception in dynamic scenes.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Fischer, Jason
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5

Research Seminar:Neural Systems
AS.200.840 (01)

Graduate students only. Permission Required.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Courtney-Faruqee, Susan
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5

Research Seminar: Perception & Mind
AS.200.833 (01)

Research seminar covering topics related to perception & mind.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Firestone, Charles Z.
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5

Research Seminar: Neural Circuits & Computations
AS.200.829 (01)

Graduate Students Only

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Mysore, Shreesh Pranesh
  • Room:  
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/5

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room Info
AS.200.661 (01)Topics in Psychological & Brain SciencesT 1:00PM - 1:50PMFeigenson, LisaKrieger 110
AS.200.808 (01)Readings: Current Research in Cognitive AgingHaberman, RebeccaDunning Hall 121
AS.050.675 (01)Probabilistic Models of the Visual CortexTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMYuille, Alan LKrieger 170
AS.200.613 (01)Fundamentals of BiopsychologyMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMCourtney-Faruqee, Susan, Janak, Patricia, Mysore, Shreesh PraneshKrieger 110
AS.200.804 (01)Research Seminar: Neurocognitive AgingGallagher, Michela 
AS.200.655 (01)Psychological & Brain Sciences Core Topics BM 1:30PM - 3:30PMFeigenson, LisaAmes 217
AS.200.657 (01)Advanced Statistical MethodsT 10:30AM - 1:00PMBowen, Jeffrey DAmes 217
AS.200.810 (01)Research In PsychologyFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.805 (01)Research Seminar: Attention and CognitionFlombaum, Jonathan 
AS.200.670 (01)Advanced Seminar in VisionF 10:00AM - 11:30AMEgeth, Howard E, Flombaum, Jonathan, Halberda, JustinAmes 217
AS.200.811 (01)Research Seminar: Human PerformanceEgeth, Howard E 
AS.200.813 (01)Research Seminar: Cognitive DevelopmentFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.849 (01)Teaching PracticumFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.850 (01)Advanced Teaching PracticumFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.848 (01)Current Advances in Psychological and Brain SciencesW 3:30PM - 5:30PMFlombaum, JonathanGilman 50
AS.200.819 (01)Research Seminar: Vision and CognitionHalberda, Justin 
AS.200.824 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Circuits for LearningKuchibhotla, Kishore V 
AS.200.817 (01)Cognitive LunchF 12:00PM - 12:50PMFeigenson, LisaKrieger 110
AS.200.813 (02)Research Seminar: Cognitive DevelopmentFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.822 (01)Research seminar: Naturalistic memory and perceptionChen, Janice 
AS.200.820 (01)Directed Readings & ResearchFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.814 (01)Research Seminar: Cognitive DevelopmentHalberda, Justin 
AS.200.818 (01)Research Seminar: Neuroscience of Decision-makingStuphorn, Veit 
AS.200.835 (01)Research Seminar: Cognitive and Systems NeuroscienceHoney, Christopher 
AS.200.825 (01)Research Seminar: PsychobiologyW 12:00PM - 1:30PMGallagher, Michela, Janak, Patricia, Moss, CynthiaKrieger 110
AS.200.831 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Systems & BehaviorMoss, Cynthia 
AS.200.832 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Circuits & BehavioJanak, Patricia 
AS.200.836 (01)Research Seminar: Hippocampal SystemKnierim, James 
AS.200.826 (01)Research Seminar: Neuroplasticity and DevelopmentBedny, Marina 
AS.200.834 (01)Research Seminar: Dynamic Scene PerceptionFischer, Jason 
AS.200.840 (01)Research Seminar:Neural SystemsCourtney-Faruqee, Susan 
AS.200.833 (01)Research Seminar: Perception & MindFirestone, Charles Z. 
AS.200.829 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Circuits & ComputationsMysore, Shreesh Pranesh