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Development of Thought and Action (6 points)


Leader: Catherine Haigh

Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The development of human cognitive, linguistic, and motor processes will be examined from a chronological and biological perspective, and in relation to interactions with the environment. Some issues will include whether artificial intelligence may benefit from similar stages of development, and whether consciousness is an emergent developmental process that may be programmed in a non-human system.

Assessment: One research report (1000 words): 20% + one essay (1500 words): 30% + one examination (two hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week (two 1-hour lectures and 1-hour tutorial)

Prerequisites: GSC1111 or COG1111 and GSC1112 or COG1112

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