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Cognitive Sciences

Suggested Bachelors in Cognitive Sciences

B.Sc. Artificial Intelligence

In the Bachelor's programme in Artificial Intelligence in Nijmegen, you study how to make smart computers and robots. To do so, you need to know how the human brain works; computer models can for their part help in brain research.

Faculty of Social Science
B.Sc. Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches BSc (Hons) Top-up

If you are looking to develop mental health skills and practice as a therapist, a nurse or other roles within the health and social care sector, this Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches BSc (Hons) Top-up at the University of Derby is for you. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is currently receiving the highest funding from the UK government among all the other therapeutic interventions, and is one of the most, well-researched psychological interventions around the world.

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B.Sc. Psychology

In the Bachelor’s programme Psychology at the University of Twente (UT), you study human behaviour. Unlike many other psychology programmes in the Netherlands, we focus on both the theory and practice of psychology. At our university, you will learn to analyze psychological problems and to design practical solutions aimed at influencing human behaviour.

Bachelor Psychological Science

Psychological Science is a Bachelor's degree programme from University of Padova that aims to attract foreign students and Italian students that wish to work abroad. This degree programme allows to acquire basic knowledge of all the main sectors of Psychology and of scientific research methods.

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Cognitive sciences study the construction of theories that explain human behaviour and intelligence. Their focus is to illustrate information processing mechanisms and their impact on the personality. The field of study also tries to understand other kinds of minds as those of animals, aliens, or artificial minds. Basic areas of interest include understanding the neurobiological processes in the brain, the study of human behaviour based on experimental methods from psychology and language, and analysing information on computational mechanisms, based on representations.

The field of cognitive sciences is related to disciplines like psychology, philosophy, and linguistics. Sub-disciplines of cognitive science include: cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, or neuroscience.

Curriculums include subjects such as neuroscience and behaviour, experimental molecular neurobiology, probability and causality in human cognition, psycholinguistics, music perception, behaviour-based robotics, and more.

Students gain excellent perception and memory, while exercising critical thinking and reasoning. They learn to collect and analyse empirical data and to generate and test scientific hypotheses. Cognitive scientists can also evaluate complex systems and conduct abstract mathematical analyses.

Graduates may find job opportunities in a wide range of areas including: telecommunications, data representation, human performance testing, speech synthesis and voice recognition, artificial intelligence, counselling and more.

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