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Welcome to the Program in Cognitive Science

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 ([email protected]). 



Applications being accepted for Graduate Student Fellows in Cognitive Science
June 5, 2024

The Program in Cognitive Science is seeking applications from Princeton Ph.D. students to become Graduate Student Fellows in Cognitive Science. To be eligible, students must have a clear plan for their dissertation projects, though they are not required to have completed generals. They must plan to be in residence at Princeton throughout AY 24…

Tania Lombrozo receives Graduate Mentoring Award
May 22, 2024

The Program in Cognitive Science congratulates Tania Lombrozo, Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Psychology. Director, Program in Cognitive Science, for receiving the Graduate Mentoring Award by the 

Announcing the 2024 Winners of the Senior Thesis Prizes
May 22, 2024

Please join us in congratulating the 2024 winners of the senior thesis prizes in Cognitive Science.

The Dr. Robert J. Glushko Independent Research Prize in The Program in Cognitive Science is for students earning a certificate from the Program in Cognitive Science, and nominations for the best interdisciplinary…

Undergraduate Senior Thesis Prizes
April 15, 2024

The Program in Cognitive Science is now accepting nominations for The George A. Miller Prize in Cognitive Science. This prize is given annually to the best interdisciplinary senior thesis in cognitive science. Nominations for this prize may be made by any senior thesis advisor in any Department. The prize is funded by the…