The mission of the Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) at CU-Boulder is to understand and enhance human cognition, learning, and development through the creation of interdisciplinary partnerships. ICS fosters rich scientific interchange across researchers from a broad range of disciplines including Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Philosophy, and Education.
Cognitive Science is the interdisciplinary study of the mind, brain and intelligence, in both humans and machines.
Our colloquium series features local scholars, distinguished visitors, and panel discussions such as our popular "Converging on Cognition" sessions.
Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium (INC)
The Institute of Cognitive Science hosts a state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging research facility. Under the leadership of Professor Marie Banich, INC brings together neuroscientists from across the Rocky Mountain region who study complex psychological processes such as addiction, pain, emotion, attention, sleep, learning and memory.
Plans are under way for the 2020 Brain Awareness Week activities. From talks about understanding the teen brain, gut health & immunity in mature populations, to an action packed Community Brain Expo day, March 12th to the 19th event planning is well underway. Mark your calendars!
Register now to find out what evidence exists to back up the claims of the beneficial use of cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids on the market. Learn about the evidence and risks and potential benefits of medical cannabis use. CU Boulder students, faculty, and staff can take the full course for free. Others can earn completion certificates by paying for a Coursera subscription ($49 per month).
Congratulations Christian for receiving a Google CS Research Mentorship Program award for the 2019-2020 academic year. The award provides recipients with Google research scientist mentorship ranging from support in conducting and publishing research, career and advanced academic development, to traveling to Google headquarters and a premier CS research conference with...
Founder of the Center for Research and Education Addressing Cannabinoids and Health (CU REACH) at ICS, Kent's research expertise in the cannabis compound, cannabidiol (CBD) is impacting the public through coverage in a wide variety of media outlets including Men's Health online magazine.
Lead author Philip Kragel and senior author, former ICS Faculty Tor Wager investigates the ability of computer systems modeled after the human brain, neural networks, to recognize human emotions from images.