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Cognitive Science

Why choose Cognitive Science?

An undergraduate minor in cognitive science gives you several things. First, it equips you with an understanding of a broad tradition in understanding the human mind and human behavior, one that starts with Plato and extends to contemporary neuroscience. Second, you will acquire analytical skills and models of human behavior that will be valuable no matter what career you pursue. Third, you will come away with a multi-disciplinary and multi-faceted understanding of the sciences of human behavior. Fourth, you will gain an understanding of the methods and models of a way of understanding human behavior that is central to our developing civilization. Fifth, you can go on to graduate study in any of the component disciplines, or in cognitive science itself. With a background in cognitive science you will be well-situated to forge an exciting career in any of several fields.