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March 4, 2022
Much of online conversation today consists of signaling one’s political identity. When communicating in mixed groups, do people use "covert" signals that are recognizable by their own political in-group but easy for outsiders to miss? Cognitive and Information Sciences Associate...
March 1, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Ryskin for receiving the Faculty Success Initiative-Extramural Funding Fellowship!
December 22, 2021
Prof. Michael Spivey was named a Fellow of the Society by the Cognitive Science Society! According to the announcement, "Fellows of the Cognitive Science Society are individuals whose research has exhibited sustained excellence and had sustained impact on the Cognitive Science community....
December 14, 2021
Prof. Lace Padilla co-authored a publication in Psychological Science in the Public Interest that outlines guidelines for creating clear data visualizations and the research that backs them up. As Jonathan Schwabish writes in a commentary, "Franconeri et al. (2021), set the stage to understand...
November 22, 2021
A new study co-authored by Cognitive and Information Sciences Professor Paul Smaldino focuses on the impact of replication studies on psychologists' beliefs. The researchers found that psychologists did update their beliefs in accord with new evidence, and that they were also accurate in...
November 10, 2021
Based on an international survey of current Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D. graduates in philosophy, CIS Prof. Carolyn Dicey Jennings and CIS graduate student Alex Dayer have analyzed the sociodemographic diversity and career pathways of philosophers. Their report is forthcoming in the journal...
October 11, 2021
CIS PhD Candidate Shannon Proksch has received the Cognitive & Information Sciences Graduate Student Spotlight Award for her exciting research and invaluable service to the department. Congrats, Shannon! Read more about Shannon in her "spotlight" feature on the main page of the School...
October 8, 2021
CIS Professor and Vice Provost for the Faculty Teenie Matlock was interviewed by USA Today regarding applications of her research to breast cancer treatment.  Read the interview here.
October 5, 2021
Professor Carolyn Dicey Jennings is publishing a new textbook! Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience introduces cognitive science to a philosophical and interdisciplinary audience. Prof. Jennings co-edited the textbook with Benjamin D. Young, and it contains chapters from three other CIS faculty: Prof...
October 5, 2021
Profs. Colin Holbrook and Ramesh Balsubramaniam, in collaboration with recent CIS alum Dr. Chelsea Gordon, current CIS PhD student Shannon Proksch, recent CIS graduate Harmony Makhfi, and UCLA neuroscientist Prof. Marco Iacoboni, have published a paper in Social Neuroscience on their...

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