Robert J. Glushko Prize for outstanding dissertation in cognitive science



The Cognitive Science Society and the Glushko-Samuelson Foundation will award up to five outstanding dissertation prizes in cognitive science. The goals of these prizes are to increase the prominence of cognitive science, and encourage students to engage in interdisciplinary efforts to understand minds and intelligent systems. The hope is that the prizes will recognize and honor young researchers conducting ground-breaking research in cognitive science. The eventual goal is to aid in efforts to bridge between the areas of cognitive science and create theories of general interest to the multiple fields concerned with scientifically understanding the nature of minds and intelligent systems. Promoting a unified cognitive science is consistent with the belief that understanding how minds work will require the synthesis of many different empirical methods, formal tools, and analytic theories. 2011 was the inaugural year of this prize, and a new competition is held annually.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsRobert J. Glushko and Pamela Samuelson Fund

Awarded at event

Event titleProceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2015)
Location, Pasadena, United StatesShow on map
Period22 Jul 2015 → 25 Jul 2015