18 Jan


By Genny Silva Ever heard of a Laughter Club? Nope, it’s not your average comedy club – it’s a form of physical and mental therapy. At Laughter Clubs, people come together for the sole purpose...

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09 Jan

Inside Pixar’s Inside Out

By Genny Silva Disney Pixar’s hit movie of this summer, Inside Out, does more than just entertain (and make you cry your eyes out) – it illustrates some truths from the fields of cognitive,...

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09 Jan

Mind Over Matter: Surgery Without Anesthesia

By Genny Silva It is well known that one’s mental state can have tangible effects on one’s physical state. For example, many documented cases of the “placebo effect” have shown that truly believing...

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12 Sep

How Good Is Facial Recognition Software Really?

By Chelsea Dilks   In many crime dramas or action TV shows you will often see someone using something called facial recognition software. I’m sure many of you have at least heard of this,...

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Feature Events

08 Jan

CogSci Connects Singapore 2013

Organised by students of ACSI and NUS, CogSci Connects is the first student-led conference in Asia to promote awareness of the Cognitive Sciences and its opportunities in Asia and around the world. Brain Research encompassing the interdisciplinary fields of cognitive and neuroscience is transforming the world in the 21st century. The Cognitive Science, a true bridge between Liberal Arts and the Sciences is at the confluence of variety of academic studies in psychology, anthropology, computer science...

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CogSci Connects is an education platform on a mission to excite, educate and entertain young people about cognitive science. Through student created blogs, documentaries, forums and events, we want to encourage brain science literacywhich is essential for competing in any field in the 21st century, be it music, medicine, education, entertainment or entrepreneurship. So far, we have reached out to...

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In The Media

Our Team

Cogsci Connectors

Tara Venkatesan

Alekhya Mandali

Joan Danielle Ongchoco

Pragati Priyadharsini

Adam Lowet

Chelsea Dilks

Genevieve Silva

Cameron Yick

Emily Feldstein

Technical Advisory Board

Prof. Charles Limb

Prof. Chris Asplund

Prof. Dale Purves

Prof. Elizabeth Spelke