Tamara Sumner

Tamara Sumner Named to Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research and Creative Work Committee

Feb. 28, 2019

Director of Institute of Cognitive Science and Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science will serve a College of Arts and Sciences committee exploring the need for interdisciplinary education and scholarship.

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Tor Wager and Leonie Koban's Research in the News: Broken Hearts and the Placebo Effect

Feb. 14, 2019

Expectations of relief can have powerful effects on emotional pain, according to Koban, a postdoctoral research associate.

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Brain Awareness Outreach a Success Reaching 143 Eastern Colorado Students

Feb. 11, 2019

CU Boulder student leads a game of brain Ninja with elementary students, where two germs engage with three white blood cells.


Bill Penuel, ICS Fellow and Co-director of inquiryHub Project Elected to National Academy of Education

Feb. 10, 2019

Congratulations Bill Penuel for being one of sixteen newly elected scholars gaining membership in the National Academy of Education.

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Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium @ICS Heads to Eastern Colorado for Student Outreach

Feb. 5, 2019


Claudia Folska Helps Kickoff RTD's Self-driving Shuttle Launch

Jan. 29, 2019

ICS PhD alumna Claudia Folska serves as RTD District E's Director, promoting improvements in accessibility of RTD services for people with disabilities. She was elected to represent District E, which covers portions of western Aurora, north-central Centennial, southern Denver, and Greenwood Village east of I-25, as well as portions of unincorporated Arapahoe County.

Lise Menn

Lise Menn ICS Fellow Featured In American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight

Jan. 23, 2019

Professor Emerita of Linguistics at CU Boulder and ICS Fellow's contribution to language acquisition in children and language loss in adults is featured as a member spotlight in the January 2019 AAAS website.

Philip Fernbach

Philip Fernbach, ICS Fellow Published in Nature Human Behavior

Jan. 15, 2019

Lead author of a study featured in Nature Human Behavior, Philip Fernbach explains that people who strongly oppose genetically modified foods has the least amount of knowledge about the science behind these foods.

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June Gruber in the News for Happiness Research

Jan. 10, 2019

ICS Fellow (affiliated faculty) June Gruber, assistant professor of Psychology and Neuroscience featured in the Denver Post, Boulder Daily Camera, and the Reporter Herald.

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Peter Foltz in Psychological Science for Research on Teaching Collaboration Skills

Dec. 12, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of researchers including Institute of Cognitive Science Faculty Peter Foltz published a report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest.