News & Events

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:30 pm
    Location: TBD
    Elizabeth Brannon, University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Elizabeth M. Brannon graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Pennsylvania, where she received her B.A. in Physical Anthropology in 1992. She received a Masters degree in Anthropology and a PhD in Psychology from Columbia University. She has been at Duke in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience since the year 2000 and...

  • 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.


  • 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, ...

  • 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,...

  • 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 (...

  • Jonathan Phillips, Assistant Professor


  • 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...