Institute of Cognitive Science

University of Colorado Boulder
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    Institute of Cognitive Science

    The Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) at CU-Boulder has gained an international reputation for its promotion of interdisciplinary research and training in cognitive science.

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    Cognitive Science

    Cognitive science is the study of human knowledge. The Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) at CU-Boulder examines issues related to the science of the mind.

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    Top Research University

    CU Boulder embraces its role as Colorado's flagship public research university. 

  • Weekly Colloquia

    In addition to local scholars, the weekly Colloquium Series invites international researchers to campus for a two to three day visit. 

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    INC’s MRI Machine

    CU-Boulder’s Center for Innovation and Creativity (CINC) is home to a state-of-the-art, Siemens 3T Trio Magnetic Resonance Imaging System, pictured here with ICS Director Dr. Marie Banich.


ICS Tenure Track Faculty Search

Nov. 7, 2015

The Institute of Cognitive Science at the University Colorado Boulder is seeking to hire a tenure-track professor at the advanced Assistant or Associate level.Read more »
Banich Lab
Marie Banich Principal Investigator for NIH landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

Sept. 30, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the Banich lab at CU's ICS to take part in a landmark longitudinal study about the effects of substances including alcohol, tobacco and marijuana on developing adolescent brains.Read more »
Banich paper published in PNAS

Aug. 21, 2015

The Banich paper entitled: Flexible brain network reconfiguration supporting inhibitory control was published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Science (PNAS, Early Edition) by authors J. Spielberg, G. Miller, W.Read more »
ICS graduate student Scott Schafer and mentor Professor Tor Wager’s paper

Aug. 21, 2015

ICS graduate student Scott Schafer and mentor Professor Tor Wager’s paper entitled: Conditioned Placebo Analgesia Persists When Subjects Know They are Receiving a Placebo.Read more »
ICS well represented in the CU Boulder Outreach Awards

May 29, 2015

Selected this year for funding from the CU Boulder Outreach Committee: ICS Director Marie Banich (w/ Monique LeBourgeois) , Fellows Eliana Colunga and Yuko Munakata.Read more »

Colloquium Schedule

All colloquia take place on Friday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm (unless otherwise noted) in Room E214 (this semester only) on the second floor of the Muenzinger Psychology Building.

If you have questions, please call the ICS Office at 303-492-5063.

August 28, 2015 ~ Opening Session
Marie T. Banich
Director, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado Boulder

September 18, 2015
Mans Hulden
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Colorado Boulder

September 25, 2015
Daniel Everett
Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley University

October 2, 2015
Simon DeDeo
Assistant Professor, Indiana University, School of Informatics and Computing
External Professor, Santa Fe Institute

October 23, 2015
Mimi Recker
Professor & Department Head
Department of Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences
Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services
Utah State University

November 6, 2015
Tor Wager
Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado Boulder

November 13, 2015
Jae-Woong Jeong

Associate Professor, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

December 4, 2015
Jason Watson
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado Denver


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