Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science

Location

Location

  • David Ragsdale; Director, Program in Cognitive Science
  • Website: mcgill.ca/cogsci
  • Interdisciplinary Programs Adviser: Ryan Bouma; ryan.bouma [at] mcgill.ca, 514-398-5442

About Cognitive Science

About Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science is the multidisciplinary study of cognition in humans, animals, and machines. The goal is to understand the principles of intelligence and thought with the hope that this will lead to a better understanding of the mind and of learning, and to the development of intelligent devices.

An Interfaculty Program in Cognitive Science (54 credits) is offered in partnership with the following departments:

  • Computer Science (Science)
  • Linguistics (Arts)
  • Neuroscience (Science)
  • Philosophy (Arts)
  • Psychology (Science)
Cognitive Science Committee Members
Timothy J. O'Donnell (Linguistics)
Blake Richards (Computer Science)
Ian Gold (Philosophy)
Milica Miočević (Psychology)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2022-2023 (last updated Feb. 7, 2022) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Arts and Science (B.A. & Sc.) - Honours Cognitive Science (60 credits)

The Honours Cognitive Science, which is restricted to students in the B.A. & Sc., is an extension of the Interfaculty program and offers students an opportunity to undertake a research project in close association with professors in their main Arts and Science focus areas. Prior to selecting the Honours program, students should meet with the Interdisciplinary...

For more information, see Honours Cognitive Science (60 credits).

Bachelor of Arts and Science (B.A. & Sc.) - Interfaculty Program Cognitive Science (54 credits)

The Interfaculty Program Cognitive Science, which is restricted to students in the B.A. & Sc., is designed to allow students to explore the multidisciplinary study of cognition in humans and machines. The goal is to understand the principles of intelligence and thought with the hope that this will lead to a better understanding of the mind and of learning, and to...

For more information, see Interfaculty Program Cognitive Science (54 credits).

Bachelor of Arts & Science—2022-2023 (last updated Feb. 7, 2022) (disclaimer)
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