Penn’s hub for the integrative study of the mind, connecting researchers across our campus and with our community.


MindCORE increases the broader societal impact of new knowledge about human behavior and decision making gained from current research, and influences public policy and education through coordinated outreach programs


MindCORE bring together faculty with diverse approaches to the study of the mind, from disciplines in the Arts & Sciences to centers and departments in Business, Engineering, Medicine, and other schools.


MindCORE is the home of several undergraduate and graduate programs that are educating the next generation of students of the mind.

Integrated Language Sciences & Technology

Bringing together language science and technology at Penn

Social & Cultural Evolution Working Group

Uniting evolutionary and social sciences at Penn

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Student Research Poster Session

On August 12, 2022 at 10:30 AM

MindCORE Seminar: Vishnu Murty

On September 16, 2022 at 12:00 PM

CNI Seminar: Leenoy Meshulam

On September 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM

MindCORE & ILST Seminar: Terry Regier

On September 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM

CNI Seminar: Barbara Finlay

On October 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM

CNI Seminar: Elizabeth McCullagh

On October 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM

MindCORE Seminar: Dwight Kravitz

On October 21, 2022 at 12:00 PM

CNI Seminar: Brett Foster

On November 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM

MindCORE & CfN Seminar: Ellen Winner

On November 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM

MindCORE Seminar: Catherine Crockford

On December 2, 2022 at 12:00 PM

MindCORE Seminar: Theresa Desrochers

On December 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Bradley Love, PhD

"How do people represent experiences in a format that doesn’t just remember what happened, but remembers it in a way that’s...

Michael Lee, PhD

"I’m a big fan of what’s called solution-driven science." An interview with Michael Lee, PhD (Professor of Cognitive Sciences,...

Mirta Galesic, PhD

"It's important to just raise your hand, ask the stupid question, and try to encourage the other person to explain things in...

Avram Holmes, PhD

"I'm excited that we're hitting a point where people are publicly acknowledging their struggles, and [psychiatric illnesses are]...

Zhenghan Qi, MD, PhD

"...Collaboration that promotes transparent, sharable, and reproducible research will help us look at variability [in language...

Michael Frank, PhD

“The fact that language development is dependent on our experiences and internal states and varies so much is exciting.”   An...

Jessie Sun, PhD

“Are people who are moral happier?”   An Interview with Jessie Sun, PhD (MindCORE Postdoctoral Fellow, University of...

Janice Chen, PhD

“When you study memory, you come to realize it's both accurate and inaccurate…I think having skepticism about your own...

Daniela Schiller, PhD

"...Other people are also essential or detrimental for survival...I'm interested to see how the brain represents social others...

Jon Freeman, PhD

“You can get people to stop judging…trustworthiness in the short term. The question is: how long do these things persist?”...

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