Information Flyer on the CogSci Major and Careers in CogSci
We have created a flyer with information about our Cognitive Science Undergraduate Major as well as an overview of the career opportunities it unlocks.
Dr. Papathomas' Illusion Research featured by Scientific American
Read and experience Dr. Thomas Papathomas’s captivating illusions in this edition of Scientific American. Dr. Papathomas is a long time Executive Council member for the Center for Cognitive Science, where he works on visual perception and the development of neurophysiologically plausible computational models.
Dr. Kristen Syrett wins LSA Early Career Award
We are excited to announce that the Linguistic Society of America has chosen Dr. Kristen Syrett as the recipient of their Early Career Award. Instituted in 2010, this award recognizes scholars early in their career who have made outstanding contributions to the field of linguistics.
Oct. 23, 2017 - Panel Discussion: “Do we have an immaterial soul (or mind)?”
Many people believe that we possess an immaterial soul that will survive the death of our bodies. Recent advances in science and other fields have caused some to challenge this notion. Drawing on ideas from biology, psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy, a set of panel speakers with opposing views will debate this age-old question.
Speakers included the Director of RuCCS Dr. Brian McLaughlin, Dr. Mark Baker, Dr. Julien Musolino.
UPDATE: Event video and photos now available.
Dr. Elizabeth Torres Discovers a Way to Detect and Measure Female Autism, Asperger's
Dr. Torres and her lab members have made a breakthrough discovery. They found that tracking and measuring the involuntary head movements revealed in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans offers a new, more accurate way to detect autism in girls.