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Can you provide me the Entrance Exam Syllabus for admission in D.Phil. in Cognitive Science Program offered by Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad?
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The Entrance Exam Syllabus for admission in D.Phil. in Cognitive Science Program offered by Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad is as follows:

General Issues and Foundations of Cognitive Science
Information processing approach, Marrís levels of processing, Representations, Dynamical approaches, Situated and Embodied cognition, Modularity, Culture and Cognition, Cognitive Development, Different methodologies used in Cognitive science, Reaction Time measurement and analysis, Signal detection theory, Eye tracking

Research Methods
Qualitative vs quantitative methods, Scientific Method, Purpose of statistics, Different kind of Variables, Probability, Distributions, Sampling, Experimental Designs (Independent samples design, Repeated measure design), Validity (Validity in Experiments and other research design, types of validity), Quasi-experiments, Analysis: Correlations, t-tests, non-parametric tests, ANOVA (factorial, mixed), Introduction to Regression

Computing
Basics of programming, algorithmic problem solving, data structures, associative structures, Basic algorithms (sorting, searching, etc)

Cognitive Neuroscience
Functional organization of the cortex, Methods (Electroencephalography/Event related potentials, functional magnetic resonance imaging), Cognitive neuroscience of perception, language, learning and memory, motor systems, emotions, and hemispheric lateralization

Computational Models of Cognition
Introduction to Computational Modeling, Types of learning mechanisms and learning rules, Introduction to neural networks, Probabilistic reasoning, Production Systems, Cognitive Architectures

Perception and Attention
Principles of perception, Different theoretical approaches to perception (Gibson, Helmholtz, Gestalt, etc), Color Perception, Perceptual organization, Object recognition, Motion and Time perception, Selective Attention, Sustained Attention, Divided Attention, Executive Control.

Learning and Memory
Principles of classical conditioning and operant conditioning, Theories of Learning, Reinforcement schedules, Skill Acquisition and Performance, Sensory memory, Working Memory, Models of Semantic Memory, Autobiographical Memory, Retrieval, Forgetting, Implicit learning and memory

Psycholinguistics
Introduction to Linguistics, Biological basis of language, language evolution, Design features of language, Foundations of Psycholinguistics, Methodological considerations, History, Current approaches, domains of study, Links with other disciplines, Levels of linguistic analysis: Phonology-phonetics, syntax, semantics, morphology, pragmatics, Word Recognition, Sentence processing, Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, Language-Vision interaction

Decision Making
Heuristics and Biases, Bounded rationality, Theories of utility and Paradoxes, Choice under uncertainty, Neuroeconomics of individual and collective decision making, Game theory, Computational Models of decision making.

Philosophy of Mind
Different views on mind-brain relationship, functionalism, eliminative materialism, fundamental issues on self and consciousness, representationalism, phenomenological approaches, Language and thought.


Suggested Readings:
Baddeley, A. (2003). Human Memory: Theory and Practice.
Churchland, P. Matter and Consciousness. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Coolican, H. (2009). Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology. Hodder Education.
Cormen, T., Leiserson, C., Rivest, R., & Stein, C. (2002). Introduction to Algorithms. Prentice Hall of India, 2002.
Gazzaniga, M. S. (2009). The Cognitive Neurosciences, 4th Edition, MIT Press.
Harley, T. (2008). The Psychology of Language. Psychology Press.
Kerlinger, F. N & Lee, H. B. (2000). Foundations of Behavioural research. Australia:
Wadsworth Thomson Learning.
Mazur, J. E. (2006). Learning and Behaviour. NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Polk, T., & Seifert, C. (2004), Cognitive Modelling, MIT Press.
Russell, S., & Norvig, P. (2003). Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, Second Edition, Prentice Hall of India.
Solso, R. L. Cognitive Psychology. India: Pearson Education
Eysenck, M. & Keane, M. Cognitive Psychology: A Studentís Handbook. Psychology Press.
Palmer, S. E. Vision Science: Photons to Phenomenology. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Ward, J. (2006). The Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience. Hove: Psychology Press
Yegnanarayana, B. (2009). Artificial Neural Networks. Prentice Hall of India.
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