News & Events

  • Developmental and Evolutionary Foundations of the Human Mathematical Mind 

    Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:30 pm
    Location: Carson L01 
    Elizabeth Brannon, University of Pennsylvania

    The ability to use numbers is one of the most complex cognitive abilities that humans possess and is often held up as a defining feature of the human mind. Alongside the uniquely human symbolic system for representing number we possess an approximate number system (ANS) that is...

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  • Postdoctoral Researcher sought for neuroethics project on Agency and Neurointerventions

    Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate at Dartmouth College, to take the lead on a project funded by the BRAIN Initiative entitled “Assessing the Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation on Agency.” The position is associated with the programs in Cognitive Science and Philosophy at Dartmouth College, and the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine.

    The...

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  • Dear Colleagues,

    With a new academic year upon us, I wanted to remind you of Neukom Institute opportunities and events for your faculty and students and also to ask for a small favor. First the opportunities:

    Neukom Funding Opportunities:

    (1) The CompX Faculty Program: Once again we will be looking for proposals as part of our "CompX" program that provides seed funding (up to 40k) for innovative work with a computational component. The deadline is January 15, 2019, ...

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  • I worked in the  software industry for several years after college, and then pursued a PhD in Computational Neuroscience. After completing my degree, I had several research positions in neuroscience, both industry and academic.  Currently, I am working as a Machine Learning Engineer for a start-up company.

  • Professor Phillips has a Ph.D. from Yale in Psychology and Philosophy, and is completing a postdoctoral fellowship in Harvard's Moral Psychology Research Lab. His research falls in the intersection of psychology, philosophy, and linguistics. Much of his work is related to the psychological representation of modality — the way our minds represent possibilities. He has also done research on theory of mind, causal reasoning, moral judgment,...

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  • Brian Fiala is our newly-arrived postdoctoral scholar that will help us run this rapidly-growing program. Please see Brian for any major advising questions. Fiala has a philosophy PhD from University of Arizona, where he trained with the preeminent cognitive scientist Shaun Nichols, who visited Dartmouth last year to co-teach our new Introduction to Cognitive Science course. Brian previously held a position at Washington University as a Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (...

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  • Welcome Class of 2022!

    Cognitive Science Program First Year's Open House, Friday, September 7, 2018, 2:00 pm, Reed 108

  • May 10th 4:30- 7:00 PM 
    Bartlett 201
     
    Opening Remarks: Adina Roskies
    The Helman Family Distinguished Professor, Professor of Philosophy Chair, Cognitive Science Program Affiliate, Psychological and Brain Sciences
     

    Emma Marsano
    The Discipline(s) of Cognitive Science: Sloan Funding and Interdisciplinary Knowledge Production
    Advisor: John Pfister, Senior Lecturer Psychological and...

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  • April 16th 4:30
    Bartlett 201

     
    Opening Remarks: Adina Roskies

    The Helman Family Distinguished Professor, Professor of Philosophy Chair, Cognitive Science Program
    Affiliate, Psychological and Brain Sciences
     
    4:30-5:30

    Jett Oristaglio: The Agency Assessment Tool: A Multi-Dimensional Diagnostic Test for Agentive Disorders
    Advisor: Adina Roskies, The Helman Family Distinguished...

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