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.

Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology
AS.200.617 (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 cognition.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 12:00PM - 1:15PM, W 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • Instructor: Flombaum, Jonathan
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Psychological & Brain Sciences Core Topics A
AS.200.654 (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 and Brain Sciences.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: M 1:30PM - 3:30PM
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Quantitative Methods for Brain Sciences
AS.200.659 (01)

Focus on frequently-used quantitative methods used in the study of brain sciences, including gaining conceptual understanding of techniques, analysis and summarization of data, extracting the process underlying a data set, explaining data as a function of variables, data visualization, etc. Enrollment is limited to undergraduate seniors and graduate students with instructor approval. Recommended Course Background: Probability & Statistics, Linear Algebra, MATLAB programming.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: MF 12:00PM - 1:15PM
  • Instructor: Mysore, Shreesh Pranesh
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/30
  • PosTag(s): NEUR-CP

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:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/9
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Psychological and Brain Sciences: Career Development
AS.200.662 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: T 4:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/25
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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, Firestone, Charles Z., Fischer, Jason, Flombaum, Jonathan, Halberda, Justin, Phillips, Ian B
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Psychological & Brain Sciences Seminar
AS.200.680 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 25/50
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Topics in Attention and Cognition
AS.200.805 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Flombaum, Jonathan
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: Branch, Audrey Eileen
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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 Independent Academic Work
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 26/45
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Rsrch Sem:Human Perform
AS.200.811 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Egeth, Howard E
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Res Sem:Cognitive Devlpt
AS.200.813 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Halberda, Justin
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Directed Rdgs & Rsrch
AS.200.820 (01)

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

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate Independent Academic Work
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: T 10:00AM - 11:00AM
  • Instructor: Chen, Janice
  • Room: Ames 217
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Research Seminar: Multisensory Perception & Decision Making
AS.200.827 (01)

Graduate Students only.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Fetsch, Christopher R
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: 2/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: 4/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: 3/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: 4/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Res Sem:Neural Systems
AS.200.840 (01)

Graduate students only. Permission Required.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Faruqee, Susan Courtney
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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: Kuchibhotla, Kishore V
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 36/60
  • PosTag(s): n/a

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 Independent Academic Work
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Advanced Teaching Practicum
AS.200.850 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate Independent Academic Work
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feigenson, Lisa, Halberda, Justin
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.200.617 (01)Fundamentals of Cognitive PsychologyTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PM, W 1:30PM - 2:45PMFlombaum, Jonathan 
AS.200.654 (01)Psychological & Brain Sciences Core Topics AM 1:30PM - 3:30PMFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.659 (01)Quantitative Methods for Brain SciencesMF 12:00PM - 1:15PMMysore, Shreesh Pranesh NEUR-CP
AS.200.661 (01)Topics in Psychological & Brain SciencesT 1:00PM - 1:50PMFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.662 (01)Psychological and Brain Sciences: Career DevelopmentT 4:00PM - 5:00PMFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.670 (01)Advanced Seminar in VisionF 10:00AM - 11:30AMEgeth, Howard E, Firestone, Charles Z., Fischer, Jason, Flombaum, Jonathan, Halberda, Justin, Phillips, Ian B 
AS.200.680 (01)Psychological & Brain Sciences SeminarF 12:00PM - 1:00PMFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.805 (01)Topics in Attention and CognitionFlombaum, Jonathan 
AS.200.808 (01)Readings: Current Research in Cognitive AgingBranch, Audrey Eileen 
AS.200.810 (01)Research in PsychologyFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.811 (01)Rsrch Sem:Human PerformEgeth, Howard E 
AS.200.813 (01)Res Sem:Cognitive DevlptFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.814 (01)Research Seminar: Cognitive DevelopmentHalberda, Justin 
AS.200.818 (01)Research Seminar: Neuroscience of Decision-makingStuphorn, Veit 
AS.200.819 (01)Research Seminar: Vision and CognitionHalberda, Justin 
AS.200.820 (01)Directed Rdgs & RsrchFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.822 (01)Research seminar: Naturalistic memory and perceptionT 10:00AM - 11:00AMChen, JaniceAmes 217
AS.200.824 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Circuits for LearningKuchibhotla, Kishore V 
AS.200.826 (01)Research Seminar: Neuroplasticity and DevelopmentBedny, Marina 
AS.200.827 (01)Research Seminar: Multisensory Perception & Decision MakingFetsch, Christopher R 
AS.200.829 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Circuits & ComputationsMysore, Shreesh Pranesh 
AS.200.831 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Systems & BehaviorMoss, Cynthia 
AS.200.832 (01)Research Seminar: Neural Circuits & BehavioJanak, Patricia 
AS.200.833 (01)Research Seminar: Perception & MindFirestone, Charles Z. 
AS.200.834 (01)Research Seminar: Dynamic Scene PerceptionFischer, Jason 
AS.200.835 (01)Research Seminar: Cognitive and Systems NeuroscienceHoney, Christopher 
AS.200.836 (01)Research Seminar: Hippocampal SystemKnierim, James 
AS.200.840 (01)Res Sem:Neural SystemsFaruqee, Susan Courtney 
AS.200.848 (01)Current Advances in Psychological and Brain SciencesW 3:30PM - 5:30PMKuchibhotla, Kishore V 
AS.200.849 (01)Teaching PracticumFeigenson, Lisa 
AS.200.850 (01)Advanced Teaching PracticumFeigenson, Lisa, Halberda, Justin