Cognitive scientist Barbara Sarnecka leads study on how children understand number concepts; findings may lead to better methods for teaching math


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Cognitive scientist uses mathematical and computational models to make machines “more human-like” in their thought processes, retrieving not only what they are told, but also what is inferred; technology has implications for defense and tech industry


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Cognitive scientist Michael Lee develops mathematical and computational models to do your thinking for you; models provide insight on best possible decision when too much – or too little – information is available; used in oil, defense and tech industries


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Using fMRI, cognitive scientist Emily Grossman studies how we learn by observing actions of others; findings help researchers understand how brain areas communicate with one another, helps treat those with brain abnormalities


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