Department of Cognitive Science

Apply for a Ph.D. fellowship in Cognition & Poetics

Date posted: November 17th, 2015

This fellowship, at the University of Osnabrück, is funded by an Anneliese Maier Research Prize awarded to Mark Turner. Application deadline: 15 January 2016.  Further particulars are provided at this link. …Read more.

Interested in Cognitive Science? See the video of the Cogsci Open House held October 30!

Date posted: October 30th, 2015

Click here for the video. …Read more.


Cognitive Science Student Organization sponsors lecture by Wayne Gray

Date posted: October 12th, 2015

On 24 September, members of the Cognitive Science Student Organization (CSSO) hosted a lecture by Wayne Gray in the Tinkham Veale University Center. Dr. Gray, Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, explored the ideas of acquisition and deployment of extreme expertise in his lecture, Video Gamers and Extreme Expertise: Questions, Methods, and Models for Studying Dynamic Expertise. …Read more.

Secondary Major in Cognitive Science

Date posted: October 1st, 2015

Two-for-one: add a secondary major in Cognitive Science to your degree in Engineering, Management, or Nursing! …Read more.

Cognitive Science undergraduate publishes book.

Date posted: September 11th, 2015

Cognitive Science senior John Brogan’s book In Reflection of Nature has been released. The book details his personal experiences with the cognitive and emotional benefits of interacting with nature. …Read more.

MA Program in Cognitive Linguistics

Date posted: September 1st, 2015

We are now accepting applications for the MA program in Cognitive Linguistics, beginning in fall of 2015. Deadline for applications is 1 May 2015. Click here for more information. …Read more.


Graduate Linguistics Program ranked 6th best in the USA

Date posted: May 1st, 2015 ranks the CWRU Cognitive Linguistics graduate program the 6th best linguistics program in the nation. …Read more.

Red Hen Lab wins Google Summer of Code 2015 Grant

Date posted: March 25th, 2015

Professor Mark Turner’s Distributed Little Red Hen Lab wins a Google Summer of Code 2015 grant! Students: Propose a project. Code the summer away. Achieve ultimate glory. …Read more.

Mark Turner wins Anneliese Maier Research Prize

Date posted: February 13th, 2015

Mark Turner, Institute Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science, has received an Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.  This €250,000, five-year prize supports Turner’s self-chosen research projects, notably the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab, an international consortium which Turner co-directs. …Read more.

30 Capstone ideas from your friends in COGS101

Date posted: December 12th, 2014

Students in COGS 101 came up with 30 research designs that could serve as Capstone Projects. If you’d like to use one of them, get permission from the group (contact info on the slide). …Read more.

Todd Oakley Elected President of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics

Date posted: September 27th, 2014

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