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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

VirtualStudy Abroad

Tuesday, August 17th

Free Virtual Study Abroad Opportunity

Brainiacs

Monday, August 9th

Animal Cognition Study

2021 Honors Winner

Wednesday, July 14th

Robert Glushko '79 Honors Thesis Award

EVENTS

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Friday, August 20th

Robert Loughnan’s Defense: Understanding the Genetic Influence on Traits Related to Brain and Behavior in Adults and Children

Project X

Thursday, July 1st

ProjectX Undergraduate Machine Learning Research Competition Invitation

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JUNE 2, 2021 @ 10 AM

Rachel Bristol's Defense: Norms of Knowledge: Navigating Epistemic Territory

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