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The symposium was selected by Psychonomics Society as their sponsored 2016 collaborative symposium.


Brianna Eiter ’00 investigates cognitive factors that influence mine workers’ ability to identify mine site safety hazards:
by Jennifer Marangos


In the human brain, the cholinergic system is a modulatory neurotransmitter system involved in a variety of brain processes, including learning and memory, attention, and motor processes, among... Read More


Health care professionals learn that some categories of people are more likely than others to manifest specific symptoms and diseases.


Language is a fundamental tool in human interaction. Not only is it a means of communicating our thoughts and ideas, but it helps forge friendships, relationships and cultural ties.


Intergroup attitudes have changed dramatically over the past 60 years.  As viewers of Mad Men are keenly aware, prejudices that were commonplace in the 1950s are now widely considered... Read More


Recognizing that disciplines and research programs evolve during a faculty member’s career, the College of Arts and Sciences has awarded New Directions Fellowships for Mid-Career Faculty to three... Read More


...From the the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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“In the scholarly world, cognitive sciences has everybody’s ear right now, and everybody is thinking about how to relate to it,” says Louis Menand (Harvard) in a New York Times article.


Although there is no Nobel Prize in Cognitive Science or Cognitive Neuroscience, the award to Cognitive Neuroscientist John O'Keefe for the original discovery of place cells and to... Read More


Madeleine is a double major in Cognitive Science... Read More