Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, GoI
Cognitive Science is the study of mind and brain, focusing on how the mind represents knowledge and how mental represe ntations and processes are realized in the brain. The field is interdisciplinary, combining ideas and methods from psychology, computer science, linguistics, philosophy, neuroscience and so on. Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI) of Department of Science and Technology (DST) is aimed at revolutionizing research in various fields such as, a) nature and origin of mental disorders of psychological, social and neurochemical origin; b) design of better learning tools and educational paradigms; and c) design of better cognition based software technologies and devices , among others.
DST seeks proposal in active areas of Cognitive Science research that includes emotions, language, memory, visual perception & cognition, thinking & reasoning, social cognition, decision making, artificial intelligence, computational modeling of cognitive processes, psychology, cognitive development and other important components derived from work in neurosciences, philosophy, linguistics, anthropology , etc. The major aim is to characterize the nature of human knowledge – its forms and content – and how that knowledge is used, processed, and acquired. Aiming to promote and intensify cutting – edge research in Cognitive Science, DST invites ‘Individual Research Proposal’ and ‘Application for CSRI – PDF’ for 2017-18.
- Individual Research Proposal
- Application for CSRI – PDF
The details of both these components of CSRI are as follows:
Project duration: The project is tenable for a maximum period of three (3) years.
Last Date of Submission for both (i) & (ii): 30 June 2017