People

Rick Dale

Affiliation: 
Associate Professor of Cognitive and Information Sciences
University of California, Merced
Research Interests: 
human interaction, acquisition and analysis of naturalistic data, dynamics of cognition and communication

Alison Gopnik

Executive Committee Member
Affiliation: 
Professor of Psychology
Affiliate, Philosophy
Affiliate, Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Affiliate, Institute of Human Development
University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: 
children’s learning, probabilistic causal models

Tom Griffiths

Director
Affiliation: 
Professor, Psychology and Cognitive Science
Director, Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: 
probabilistic reasoning, learning causal relationships, acquiring and using language, inferring the structure of categories, nonparametric Bayesian statistics, formal models of cultural evolution

Todd Gureckis

Affiliation: 
Associate Professor of Psychology
Affiliate, NYU Center for Data Science
New York University
Research Interests: 
computational cognitive science, active learning, decision making, learning, memory, crowdsourcing, open-source scientific software

Dacher Keltner

Executive Committee Member
Affiliation: 
University of California, Berkeley

Alexandra Paxton

Postdoctoral Affiliate
Affiliation: 
Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Data Science Fellow, Berkeley Institute for Data Science
University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: 
human communication and interaction, computational social science, research methods, dynamical systems