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Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science @ Hofstra

Hofstra University's Cognitive Science program is dedicated to understanding the mind from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. It investigates the nature of cognition, perception, feeling and action.

A minor in Cognitive Science

  • equips students with an understanding of the human mind and human behavior derived from many disciplines, from Plato to artificial intelligence to contemporary neuroscience;
  • allows students to acquire analytical skills and models of human behavior that are valuable in a wide variety of career paths, as well as to graduate study in religion, speech, anthropology, literature, history, biology, psychology, philosophy, education, law and business;
  • gives students a multi-disciplinary and multi-faceted understanding of the sciences of human behavior.