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Welcome to the Program in Cognitive Science

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The Program in Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary undertaking, involving scholars from Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Linguistics, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Psychology.  Our primary goal is to foster a vibrant interdisciplinary intellectual community based around cognitive science. We offer an undergraduate certificate program, and a graduate student fellows program. We also host various events, including a colloquium series, a lunchtime talk series, as well as other offerings. The program's events are open to all members of the Princeton community, and student participation – both graduate and undergraduate – is strongly encouraged.

To receive notification concerning the program's events, please contact Anna Colasante (anna@princeton.edu). 

 

News

Graduate Research Support 2022-2023
Aug. 25, 2022

The Program in Cognitive Science is pleased to announce funding for Princeton graduate research in cognitive science. Graduate students who are active in the Cognitive Science Program may request research funds up to $1000 to support interdisciplinary research in cognitive science. Applications should be submitted through

Undergraduate Research Support 2022-2023
Aug. 25, 2022

The Program in Cognitive Science is pleased to announce funding for undergraduate research in cognitive science. Undergraduate certificate students may request up to $1000 to support independent work related to cognitive science. Applications should be submitted via SAFE.  Seniors seeking…

Undergraduate Senior Thesis Research
Aug. 25, 2022

The Program in Cognitive Science is pleased to announce funding for undergraduate certificate students conducting senior thesis research concerning elements of cognitive science. Students may request up to $1000. Interested students should submit application materials via SAFE(link is…

Announcing the 2022-2023 Graduate Student Fellows in Cognitive Science
Aug. 25, 2022

The Program is pleased to announce and congratulate the 2022-2023 Graduate Student Fellows in Cognitive Science.

Nicole Cuneo, Psychology

Dan Friedman, Computer Science

Crystal Lee, Psychology

Pranay Manocha, Computer Science

Cara Turnbull, Music

Naomi Vaida, Psychology/School of…

Upcoming Events

Cognitive Science Colloquium - Erica Wojcik
Thu, Sep 29, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

"Follow that baby!: Using naturalistic observation to enrich word learning research"

Abstract:

How children learn to “map” a label to its referent has been a primary focus of word learning research. While most—if not all—researchers agree that there is more to word learning than…

Location
Peretsman Scully Hall - room 101
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Cognitive Science Colloquium - Roger Levy
Thu, Oct 27, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Location
Peretsman Scully Hall - room 101
Speaker
Cognitive Science Lunch Time Talk - Shunyu Yao
Thu, Nov 3, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Location
Peretsman Scully Hall - room 101
Speaker
Cognitive Science Lunch Time Talk - Dan Friedman & Crystal Lee
Thu, Dec 1, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Location
Peretsman Scully Hall - room 101
Speakers