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Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science to Begin Offering Graduate Certificate

Graduate certificate in cognitive science now being offered through the Weinberg Institute.

Welcome to the Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science!

Thought. Language. Choice. Learning. Emotion. Motivation. How does the mind work, and why does it work the way that it does? Is your brain a biological computer? What is the nature of human agency, the relationship between the mental and the physical?

Cognitive Science is an exciting, fast-growing, and revolutionary area of study which seeks to develop integrated explanations of mind, brain, and behavior. Drawing on concepts and methods from a range of related fields — including linguistics, psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, and computer science — Cognitive Science students acquire a truly interdisciplinary knowledge base and a multifaceted set of analytic skills.

Welcome Andrew Howes

The Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science is very pleased to welcome Andrew Howes, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham UK, as our first Weinberg Institute Visiting Scholar to the University of Michigan.

Andrew Howes’ research interests include computational rationality, adaptive interaction, integrative models of cognition, information seeking and decision making, strategies for guiding interactive search, and information-requirements grammar. For more information, please visit Andrew Howes' website for details regarding research.

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science needs you—because the world needs Victors.


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