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This research-driven programme explores cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and neuro-modelling. Taught in close cooperation with the École Normale Supérieure and Aarhus University, the programme combines lectures with practical training at prominent laboratories in Moscow and at international partner institutions. Graduates work in international research laboratories and centers, at private companies focusing on user interface optimization and evaluation projects, as well as at universities and schools. They are also involved with projects on brain-computer interface development and clinical application, including pre-surgery brain mapping, neuromarketing, and usability research.

2 years
Full-time Programme
Instruction in English
Tuition Fee in 2018: 320 000 RUB/year
Anna Shestakova, Director of the Centre for Cognition & Decision Making, Head of the HSE Master’s Programme 'Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition'


New Year comes to us!!!

Parsing incremental linguistic input Instructor: Nina Kazanina (University of Bristol, UK)

Lecture 1: Decoding speech (and other acoustic) input
Lecture 2: Accessing the lexicon
Lecture 3: Building a hierarchical structure
Lecture 4: Establishing long-distance relations
Lecture 5: Predicting what’s ahead
When: December 6, 8, 11,13,15 from 13.40 to 16.30
Where: Armyansky pereulok, 4,2

The second wave of 'Teaching Quality Assessment' has been started on November, 30th

Till December 21, 2016 HSE students will have an opportunity to rate the quality of their teachers’ work. Teaching Quality Assessment (TQA) is one of the measures that allows students to express their opinion on the organization of the teaching process and suggest ways of improving or changing it. All students of HSE who have exams in subjects that imply contact hours in the second module, are involved in the Teaching Quality Assessment. The assessment form is available in a student’s personal LMS account till 23:59, December 21.

The interview with Sasha Burnip from The United Kingdom, the 1-st year student of “Cognitive science and technologies”

-  Why did you choose the program “Cognitive science and technologies from neuron to cognition”?
I chose HSE because of the broad international aspect and I chose the program Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition due to it’s teachings in multiple fields such as Maths, Programming and Neuroscience.

Student Greta Baldi from Italy at the program “Cognitive science and technologies: from neuron to cognition”

My name is Greta, I’m from Italy. I study foreign languages (Russian and Spanish) in the field of Linguistics and Philology in the University of Venice. I chose the course “Memory, Learning and Cognitive Developmentas” of the program  “Cognitive science and technologies: from neuron to cognition”.

The open lecture "Polygenic Prediction in Education" by Yulia Kovas

We are pleased to invite you to the open lecture "Polygenic Prediction in Education" by Yulia Kovas, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.
When: 12:10~13:30 on October 30
Where: Room № 418, Armyansky pereulok, 4 - Department of Psychology
Language: English

The 2-nd year students of "Cognitive science" in St. Petersburg

The meeting of alumni of "Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron To Cognition"

We are glade that the first alumni meeting took place on September 8 at the new building Armynskiy 4.

HSE Joins Top 50 in QS Rankings of Young Universities

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has taken 48th place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking. Furthermore, it is the sole Russian academic institution in this ranking.

MSc Cognitive Sciences and Technologies Graduation Ceremony

23 июня состоялась церемония вручения дипломов на программе «Когнитивные науки и технологии». Сердечно поздравляем выпускников и желаем дальнейших успехов!