1st Cognitive Science Department in the World
Today, the department provides a focus for the continued evolution of the discipline of cognitive science.Learn More
The Department of Cognitive Science at UC San Diego offers an exceptional undergraduate and graduate programLearn More
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.
PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH
Our program provides an excellent background for many professional fields, including medicine, clinical psychology, and information technology.
Multidisciplinary study of cognition with emphasis on computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, and related aspects of anthropology, biology, mathematics, philosophy, and sociology.
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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