Cognitive Graduate Program

The Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience PhD Program trains graduate students for successful research careers. The students in the Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience PhD program, working in collaboration with the faculty members, are required to maintain an active research program throughout their term of study. Students are required to complete six half-semester proseminars covering research methods, sensation and lower-level perception, higher-level perception and attention, learning and memory, language, and higher-level cognition. An integrated cognitive neuroscience approach is emphasized in these courses. In addition, statistics and other specialized graduate seminars are required. Joint PhD programs in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience are also available.