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Cognitive Studies in Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Cognitive Studies in Education

In the Department of Human Development

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Welcome to Cognitive Studies in Education

  • Welcome to Cognitive Studies in Education

    In Cognitive Studies in Education, students examine the cognitive mechanisms that underlie learning and thinking in school and non-school settings. The program trains students in basic theories of human cognition, the practice and interpretation of empirical cognitive and developmental research, and how to use research to improve educational practices and develop innovative methods built around new technologies. Studies in cognitive, developmental and educational psychology, and computer science provide students with a valuable perspective on cognition and learning.

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