• 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, James Foster, has received the Best Should Teach Silver Award.

Assistant Professor, McKell Carston, and his wife, Research Associate, Karli Carston, will be joining the ICS community this fall.

ICS Fellows, Bhuvana Narashimhan, PhD and Eliana Colunga, PhD, were awarded a Gamm Interdisciplinary Course award for “Learning Languages in the World”.

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.


August 29, 2014
-First Friday


September 5, 2014
Opening Session: State of the Institute

September 12, 2014
Todd Gureckis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
New York University

September 19, 2014
Samar Husain, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral researcher (Lehrstuhlmitarbeiter)
Vasishth Lab, Department of Linguistics
University of Potsdam