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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

CalTech WAVE

Friday, October 29

Caltech WAVE Fellows Undergraduate Research Program

Oasis

Friday, October 15

UCSD OASIS Math and Science Tutorial Program

VirtualStudy Abroad

Tuesday, August 17th

Free Virtual Study Abroad Opportunity

EVENTS

Personal Statement wksp

Thursday, July 1st

Writing a Personal Statement Workshop

Day of the Dead

Oct 28 - Nov 1

Cognitive Science Day of the Dead Celebration

Zombies

Wednesday, Oct 27 @ 4pm

CogSci Talk: The Science of Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

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