The Cognitive Science Society brings together researchers from around the world who hold a common goal: understanding the nature of the human mind. The mission of the Society is to promote Cognitive Science as a discipline, and to foster scientific interchange among researchers in various areas of study, including Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Education. The Society is a non-profit professional organization and its activities include sponsoring an annual conference and publishing the journals Cognitive Science and TopiCS.

Incorporation documents and annual reports to Massachusetts.


Current Governing Board
Major Committees


Society Bylaws
Policy on Creating Affiliates and Chapters
Policy on Supporting External Organizations & Conferences

Awards and Honours

Honorary Lifetime Members
David E. Rumelhart Prize
Robert J. Glushko Dissertation Prize


Information on Financial Support

Contact Information

To contact the Membership Services, Business Manager or Executive Officer please refer to the Contacts page.