• 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.


ICS graduate student, Choong-Wan "Wani" Woo, co-authored an article published in PLOS Biology with Associate Professor Tor Wager, postdoctoral researcher Mathieu Roy and Jason Buhle, an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University.

Choong-Wan (Wani) Woo, a graduate student in the Institute, was the lead author in a study recently published in the journal "Nature Communications".

ICS Fellow, Yuko Munakata, is one of four winners in the Best Digital Data Management Plans and Practices Competition.

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.


January 30, 2015
Tamar H. Gollan, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
Hispanic Program Core Leader
UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Title: Searching for the Language Switch: The Invasion of Executive Control into the Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism


February 3, 2015 *Tuesday - E214*
Darrell A. Worthy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cognitive Psychology
Texas A & M University
Title: Using Computational Models to Examine Age-Related Changes in Neural Activity during Decision-Making