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Professor Colin Allen talks about moral robotics with BYU Radio
Professor Colin Allen was featured in an episode of Top of Mind on BYU radio. In this segment, he discusses robotics featured in films and the importance of developing morality in intelligent machines. The episode is available at the BYU Radio website. A link is also available on our multimedia page.
Professor Jerome Busemeyer Awarded the 2015 Howard Crosby Warren Medal of the Society of Experimental Psychologists
Congratulations to Professor Jerome Busemeyer who has been named the winner of the 2015 Howard Crosby Warren Medal of the Society of Experimental Psychologists. The award recognizes both outstanding lifetime achievement and the most highly significant research in the past five years in Experimental Psychology in the United States and Canada, specifically Professor Busemeyer’s “longstanding contributions in dynamic decision making and his modern pioneering work in models of quantum cognition.”
Professor Michael Jones Named Estes Chair
Congratulations to Professor Michael Jones who has been named the William K. and Katheryn W. Estes Endowed Chair effective July 1, 2015. This distinction recognizes Professor Jones' stellar contributions to computational cognition and his reputation in the field.
Professor Douglas Hofstadter featured on NPR's Radiolab
Professor Douglas Hofstadter was recently feature on an episode of the science-themed NPR show Radiolab. His portion of the podcast is in the first fifteen minutes and concerns translation.
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/.
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.