Cognitive Science aims at describing and explaining the processes that underlie the acquisition and use of information by living organisms, especially humans, and other cognitive systems. It is an interdisciplinary science that includes research from psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, mathematical modelling, linguistics and the social sciences.

The Department of Cognitive Science offers a PhD program that covers core topics in the study of cognition and is characterized by a distinctive focus on the study of social cognition and cognitive social sciences, such as behavioural economics and cognitive anthropology.

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