Mathematical Models of Cognition

Course Type: 
PSY
Code: 
9035
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
2
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

1) Math & stats tools for models of cognition: random vars, prob density & dist funct's & cond'l prob.2) Methods for comparing models. This will include BIC, AIC, & chi-square tests.3) Models of response selection inc. Luce choice & Gen'l Context Model and Gen'l Recog. Theory.4) Models of RT: Time series analysis & stochastic processes. Choice + RT models: Linear Ballistic Accumulator & various diffusion models. Systems Factorial Technology for modeling cog with mult sources of info.

Prerequisites: 

Graduate level PSY 7010 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level PSY 7050 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Human Factors/Indust Psych. May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate.