Cognitive Psychology

Minds, Brains, and Beyond

Our program offers a unique blend of traditional cognition and new directions in cognitive psychology and cognitive science. 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