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Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science

About Cognitive Science

About Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science is the interdisciplinary study of intelligent behaviour cognition in humans, animals, and machines. It encompasses the traditional disciplines of Computer Science, Linguistics, Neuroscience, Philosophy and Psychology. By taking a computational view of the mind, Cognitive Science seeks to establish a mechanistic understanding of the mental processes underpinning intelligent behaviour, inform our understanding of our mind, and guide the design and development of intelligent systems.

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)

Contact Information

  • Contact information for the Program Director and the Program Advisor can be found on the Cognitive Science website:
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 11, 2024) (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 Cognitive Science...

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 and Science—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 11, 2024) (disclaimer)
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