Cognitive Science major Karen Lee has won the Lipson Essay Prize. Way to go Karen!!!
May 14, 2019
May 6, 2019
We have some amazing new Cog Sci Affiliated Faculty joining us this year!
Check out our Cog Sci Affiliated Faculty page to get to know them!
Dr. Linda Isaac will be teaching Cog Sci 1 this summer.
Dr. Ben Pageler will be teaching Cog Sci 180 and Cog Sci 1 this summer and Cog Sci 1 in the fall.
Dr. Elena Luchkina will be teaching Cog Sci 131 in the summer and fall.
April 9, 2019
Please note that CogSci 131: Computational Models of Cognition will be available Summer 19 and Fall 19. It will NOT be offered in Spring 2020. If you are graduating Spring 2020 and you need Cog Sci 131, you MUST take the course in Summer 19 or Fall 19. Contact peer or staff advising with questions.
The CogSci faculty have decided not to enforce a 75 unit cap on declarations for Fall 18 Frosh as anticipated. We will continue to accept any student who meets the GPA and prerequisite requirements and can feasibly complete the major, regardless of unit total.
October 30, 2018
We have received approval to reduce the required number of upper division units for the Cognitive Science major from 30 to 26. Therefore, students who opt to fulfill our Philosophy requirement with a lower division option, can do so (in most cases) without needing a fourth elective. This change applies to all current and future declared Cognitive Science majors.
September 18, 2018
Congratulations to Paul Li for being named a Lecturer Teaching Fellow for the 18-19 academic year. The program, administered by the Center for Teaching and Learning, supports Fellows in generating dynamic tools and resources for enriching and/or innovating teaching practices on campus.
July 17, 2018
Hooray! Two new Psychology hires have recently joined the faculty, and have permanent teaching commitments to teach Cognitive Science: Celeste Kidd and Steve Piantidosi.
After 10 years as program director, Terry Regier gets a long-deserved sabbatical for the 18-19 academic year. David Whitney will be serving as Interim Director in his stead. Welcome Professor Whitney!