Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Science: Minds, Brains, and Beyond

Our program offers a unique blend of traditional cognition and new directions.  With strengths in the areas of Language, Memory, and Perception, we are exploring cutting edge topics such as:

  • Faces, speech, body movements, and embodied cognition
  • How forgetting helps memory
  • Metaphors and analogies between different domains of thought
  • Emotion and cognitive aesthetics
  • Conversation, discourse, and natural language use
  • Cognition and technology
  • Human performance, multi-tasking, attention, and models of information processing