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Professor Olaf Sporns named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow
IU's Professor Olaf Sporns has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read more about his appointment here. Congratulations Prof. Sporns!
The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think
Distinguished Professor Douglas Hofstadter is featured an Atlantic Monthly article "The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think" which describes how "we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means." Read about his "stubborn quest to replicate the human mind."
Professor Colin Allen awarded American Philosophical Association 2013 Barwise Prize
Professor Colin Allen, director of the Cognitive Science Program, has been awarded the American Philosophical Association 2013 Barwise Prize. The Barwise Prize, presented by the American Philosophical Association, in conjunction with the committee on philosophy and computers, is awarded for significant and sustained contributions to areas relevant to philosophy and computing. The Barwise Prize will be awarded to Professor Allen at the APA Eastern Division meeting in Baltimore in December. Congratulations Professor Allen!
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/.
Prof. Jonathan Crystal featured in Current Biology
Professor Jonathan Crystal has been featured in a podcast interview. Prof. Crystal also has 3 papers in the current issue. The papers can be found here.
Josh de Leeuw's Robotics Research
Josh de Leeuw's research on autonomous Neuro-Evolving Robotic Devices (NERDs) is featured in a Vassar College's news item.. Josh is a class of '08 alumni of Vassar College and is now in the doctoral program in cognitive science at Indiana University.
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.