Research Areas

Cognition research


Faculty members in Cognition investigate a wide range of areas in Cognitive Science using a variety of methods. Topics include language, scene processing, event segmentation, music, statistical learning, memory and consciousness.

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Development research


Faculty members in the Development area are focused on interdisciplinary research on lifespan development. They are interested in bringing an interdisciplinary perspective to studying human development in context, as defined by Urie Bronfenbrenner.

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Rat research


Faculty in the Neuroscience area are interested in the neurophysiological, social/contextual, and evolutionary bases for cognition and behavior in both humans and nonhuman animals.

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People laughing and socializing

Social and Personality

Faculty members in the Social & Personality area are interested in understanding how people think, feel, and act in real-world social situations.

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