• 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.

  • 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.


Kids whose time is less structured are better able to meet their own goals, says CU-Boulder study.

ICS student Hilarie Nickerson, who is pursuing a joint PhD with computer science, will spend a week working with experts at the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center this summer.

Martha Palmer, Acting Director of the Institute of Cognitive Science and Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science, has been selected as the winner of the Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advising award by the Graduate School.

Colloquium Schedule

All colloquia take place on Friday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm (unless otherwise noted) in Room D428/430 (ICS) on the fourth floor of the Muenzinger Psychology Building.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Room D156
Bradley Taylor, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology
University of Kentucky Medical Center