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THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE INTUITION

The Department of Cognitive Science is committed to transcending theoretical boundaries rooted in traditional disciplines in pursuit of a scientific account of cognition. We promote the study of learning, perception, action, and interaction in the physical, social, and cultural world. Our inter-disciplinary vision draws from a number of disciplines, including anthropology, computer science, ethology, electrical engineering, linguistics, neurology, neurosciences, philosophy, psychology, and sociology in order to contribute to theory and apply what we learn to design.

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PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Our program provides an excellent background for many professional fields, including medicine, clinical psychology, and information technology.

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GRADUATE STUDIES

Multidisciplinary study of cognition with emphasis on computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, and related aspects of anthropology, biology, mathematics, philosophy, and sociology.

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RESEARCH

The underlying philosophy of the department challenges faculty and students to be knowledgeable in and sympathetic to a wide variety of fields and techniques.

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Cognitive Science Event Calendar

Take a look at our CogSci calendar to find upcoming events, webinars, and more!

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News and Highlights

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Language Arts Tutorial Services Program (LATS) Tutoring Available

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MEET OUR NEWEST GRAD STUDENTS

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DEADLINE OCTOBER 23, 2020

IU/UX Design Opportunity with Triton Software Engineering

EVENTS

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OCTOBER 20, 2020

Virtual SDG&E Workshop and Internship Info Session

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OCTOBER 30, 2020

2020 DESTINATION UC San Diego Virtual Graduate Open House

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OCTOBER 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

RICHARD GAO: Bridging Cognition and Neurobiology with Large-Scale Cortical Dynamics and Multimodal Brain Data

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