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PhD Program

Training cognitive scientists who can meld disciplines into a genuinely integrated science of the mind and brain.

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Master's Program

Graduate training is highly interdisciplinary and strongly theoretically oriented.

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Undergraduate Program

Cognitive science majors study the mind and brain from multiple perspectives.

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Congratulations to Sofia Rest, PURA Recipient

Dual Computer Science and Cognitive Science major Sofia Rest received a Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to fund her research project on Production planning of allomorphs in nonword inflection with Prof. Colin Wilson and PhD student Jane Li as her mentors.

Recruiting PhD Students: Applications Due Dec. 1

We are seeking motivated students interested in joining our PhD program in Cognitive Science. Applications are due December 1, 2023. Also check out the application mentoring and unique VTSI fellowship opportunity. Read more…

Cognitive Science at the F23 AI-X Foundry Symposium

The symposium called on participation from community members interested in the cutting-edge applications of AI in research and knowledge creation. Cognitive Science plays an important role in AI and several of our trainees were selected to present lightning talks and research posters. Read more…