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Professor Peter Todd interviews German Psychologist and Author Gerd Gigerenzer
Professor Peter Todd interviewed Professor Gerd Gigerenzer, a German psychologist and author whose work concerns the use of bounded rationality and decision making heuristics. Professor Gigerenzer is currently the Director of the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. You can also find the interview on our multimedia page.

Professor John Searle to visit IU
Professor John Searle of the University of California, Berkeley will be visiting IU for the philosophy conference Collective Intentionality IX. The conference will run from September 10-13.

Professor Searle has been noted for his work in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language and social philosophy. His work won him the National Humanities Award in 2004.

Cognitive Science Program's Robotics Specialist Zach Haga featured on PBS' The Friday Zone
Cognitive Science Program's Robotics Specialist Zach Haga was featured on PBS' children's show The Friday Zone where he disassembles a Pleo robot and explains how it works. Watch it here.

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Cognitive Scientists in the News

How Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care
Professor Kris Hauser's research on how artificial intelligence could improve health care was recently featured in local and national news articles.

Professor Peter Todd Interview on Food Choice Research
Professor Peter Todd was recently interviewed on WFIU about food choice research. Both the recording and the transcript of the interview can be found at http://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/peter-todd-food-choice/.

Prof. Jonathan Crystal featured in Current Biology
Professor Jonathan Crystal has been featured in a podcast interview. Prof. Crystal also has 3 papers in the current issue.
The papers can be found here.

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IGERT Doctoral Training Program

The Cognitive Science Program is home to the NSF IGERT doctoral training program in the dynamics of brain-body-environment systems in behavior and cognition.

Trainees receive extensive support and funding for their doctoral studies at IU.

Upcoming Events


Q733 Colloquium - Sep 8
Danielle Bassett, University of Pennsylvania

Cognitive Lunch - Sep 10
John Searle

Q733 Colloquium - Sep 15
Thomas Serre, Brown University

Cognitive Lunch - Sep 17
Ehtibar Dzhafarov (Purdue University)

Cognitive Lunch - Sep 24
Yanjiang Wang