University Relations

photo of Apostolos GeorgopoulosDirector
Apostolos Georgopoulos, MD, PhD
Regents Professor,

photo of Jeanette GundelAssociate Director
Jeanette Gundel, PhD
Professor, Linguistics

Research Assistant Professor
Trenton Jerde, PhD Cognitive Science

Friday, December 5, 2014

9:00-4:00 Walter Library 402

Come to this one-day EEG event to learn more about the method and see it in action! Students and faculty from all disciplines are encouraged to attend. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Registration deadline extended to November 26 at
Graduate students will be given priority if registration exceeds150.


Spring 2015 - CCS faculty course offerings

Victoria InterranteCSci 5619 Virtual Reality and 3D Interaction (3 credits)
11:15am - 12:30pm, Mondays & Wednesdays
MechE 212

Victoria Interrante, Computer Science and Engineering

Virtual Reality and 3D Interaction is a new seminar-like course that will provide hands-on experience with VR equipment through student-led projects. Readings will be drawn from the current literature.


Show Your WorkRecent Center member publications, presentations, posters and awards

J. Bruce OvermierJ. Bruce Overmier
Professor, Department of Psychology

J.M. & Overmier, J.B. (2014). Performance Under Differential Outcomes: Contributions of Reward-Specific Expectancies. Learning & Motivation, 45, 1-14.

Meyers-Manor, J, & Overmier, J.B., Hatfield, D.J., & Dinter, J. (2014). Not so bird- brained: Pigeons show what-where-when memory both at time of day and how long ago. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes

American Psychological Association BEA Outstanding Graduate Teaching of Psychology as a Core STEM Discipline Award, 2014



Fall 2014 Colloquia

December 4
Jeanette GundelJames AsheMelissa KoenigWilma Koutstaal

"What is Cognition?"

Panel Members
Jeanette Gundel, James Ashe, Melissa Koenig & Wilma Koutstaal

For the last installment of this semester's colloquium series, the Center for Cognitive Sciences will be hosting a panel discussion around the question, "What is cognition?" Our four panelists represent a variety of disciplines in the cognitive sciences: Jeanette Gundel (linguistics), James Ashe (neuroscience/non-human primates), Melissa Koenig (development) and Wilma Koutstaal (psychology).

Suggested reading:

As part of this discussion, the panel have agreed to answer written questions. Please send your questions via email to panel moderator Dustin Meriweather (meriw007 at before December 4th.

Updated November 25, 2014