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Cognitive Science (minor)

Field Description

Cognitive studies focuses on the nature and representation of knowledge. Among the many topics examined are logic and the justification of belief; the nature of mind and action; knowledge representation; knowledge acquisition; the knowledge, use, and acquisition of language; perception; concepts and conceptual change; artificial intelligence and parallel distributed processing; and the neurobiology of cognition.

The cognitive studies minor is open to students who have elected a major field in which the minor can be appropriately included. Field members offer guidance to students in setting up and carrying out an integrated program of interdisciplinary study in conjunction with their major field. Major fields include (but are not limited to) computer science, human development, linguistics, mathematics, neurobiology and behavior, philosophy, and psychology.

The field sponsors a series of lectures and colloquia by internationally recognized scholars. Students are encouraged to meet with the speakers for informal discussion during their visits.

This is a minor field. Application for admission is made only to the major fields. After matriculation, a student may select minor subjects from the major or minor fields.

Contact Information

Website: http://www.cogstud.cornell.edu/
Email: cogst@cornell.edu
Phone: 607 255-6431

282 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7601

 

Subject and Degrees

Concentrations by Subject

Cognitive Science (minor)

  • cognitive studies (minor)

Faculty

Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology; neurobiology and behavior
Erik Andersen - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: economics
John S Bowers - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics
Charles Brainerd - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Claire T Cardie - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: machine learning, mobile systems, activity recognition, mobile health, computer science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: active sensation and construction of sensory representations; olfactory processing; generalization and perception; learning and memory; computational systems neurophysiology; mouse behavioral phenotyping; neural circuit structure and function
Abigail C Cohn - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Molly E Diesing - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics
Laurent Dubreuil - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: literary theory; cognitive sciences
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: economics
Shimon Edelman - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies
Melissa Ferguson - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: philosophy
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Geraldine K. Gay - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: communication
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Carl Allen Ginet - (Ithaca) - (Graduate School Professor)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: philosophy
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: neurobiology, neuroscience, cognitive science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
John T. Hale - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computational linguistics
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology; neurobiology and behavior
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: communication and information science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: neurobiology and behavior
Alan Hedge - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: design and environmental analysis
Haym Hirsh - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science; information science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: neurobiology and behavior
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: cognitive studies
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Tamar Kushnir - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: cognitive development; causal reasoning; social cognition; moral reasoning; probability judgement; models of learning and development
Lillian Jane Lee - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: neurobiology and behavior
Hod Lipson - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: cognitive robotics; embodied AI; machine learning
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development; linguistics
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: sociology
David Mimno - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Sarah E. Murray - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: formal semantics and pragmatics; dynamic semantics; cognitive science and philosophy of language; fieldwork; Cheyenne and other understudied languages
Anil Nerode - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: mathematics
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: management
Derk Pereboom - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: free will and moral responsibility; philosophy of psychology; history of 17th- and 18th-century philosophy of religion
David A. Pizarro - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: psychology
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: neurobiology and behavior
Valerie Reyna - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Mats Rooth - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: management
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: education
Bart Selman - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Richard A Shore - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: mathematics
R. Nathan Spreng - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: Director, Laboratory of Brain & Cognition
William Starr - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: language, philosophy, & cognitive science
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development, psychology
Khena Swallow - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: Psychology and cognitive science
Samuel Tilsen - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: speech; rhythm; gestures
Qi Wang - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics; Asian studies
Michele Williams - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: influences of social network factors; development of cooperative high-performance interpersonal relationships; the role of emotion in coordinating teams and knowledge work.
Wendy Williams - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: human development
Ramin Zabih - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: computer science
Vivian Zayas - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: social cognition; human attachment; self-regulation; unconscious cognition
Draga Zec - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Cognitive Science: cognitive studies Research Interests: linguistics