Governing Board of the Cognitive Science Society


Nora Newcombe (2013-2018)
Temple University
- Cognitive development and spatial cognition.

Chair Elect

Susan Gelman (2014-2019)
University of Michigan
- - Cognitive development, language development, categories and concepts.

Past Chair

Richard Catrambone (2011-2016)
Georgia Institute of Technology
- Problem solving, educational technology, and human-computer interaction.

Executive Officer

Susan Trickett (2010-2015)

Governing Board Members

Andrea Bender (2011-2016)
University of Freiburg, Germany
- Interactions between language, culture, and cognition in various

Laura Carlson (2011-2016)
University of Notre Dame
- Spatial representations influenced by core cognitive processes of attention, memory, perception, and language.

Jeff Elman (2009-2015)
University of California, San Diego
- Language processing, from speech perception to discourse processes.

Michael Frank (2015-2020)
Stanford University

Dedre Gentner (2015-2020)
Northwestern University

Kevin Gluck (2014-2019)
- Computational and mathematical cognitive process modeling; methods for accelerating and evaluating scientific progress and innovative cognitive technologies; robustness.

Susan Goldin-Meadow (2010-2015)
University of Chicago
- Language development and creation, Gesture's role in communicating, thinking, and learning.

Christoph Hoelscher (2012-2017)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
- Human-computer interaction and spatial cognition.

Markus Knauff (2012-2017)
University of Giessen, Germany
- High-level cognitive processes and spatial cognition.

Teenie Matlock (2013-2018)
University of California Merced
- Metaphor, spatial language, and political language and human-computer interaction.

Terry Regier (2015-2020)
University of California, Berkeley

Michael J. Spivey (2009-2015)
University of California, Merced
- Psycholinguistics and visual perception, combining real-time oculomotor and skeletal-motor measures of cognitive processing with artificial neural network simulations of human data.

Ex Officio Members

Richard P. Cooper, Cognitive Science Journal Editor
Birkbeck, University of London

Wayne D. Gray, TopiCS in Cognitive Science Journal Editor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Integrated cognitive systems, computational cognitive modeling, cognitive engineering.

Matthew Crocker, Rumelhart Prize Committee Chair
Saarland University

Linda B. Smith, Glushko Prize Committee Chair
Indiana University