“Cognitive science called to me because it took every academic interest and showed me a real-life application,” said one UB student. “It’s a means of not just studying people, but making a difference in those people’s lives.”
Think about how you understand the words you’re reading right now. Consider what makes you smart, what makes you creative, or how we decide what “intelligence” means in people and machines.
If you want to explore these types of questions-and use the answers to make the world a better place-then cognitive science might be right for you.
Visit the Cognitive Science academic program page for more information about the academic experience, who you will learn from, opportunities outside of class and what you can do with this degree.
Visit the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary department page for contact information, a brief overview of the department and the curricular options.