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About Us

The Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences at IIT Gandhinagar was established in 2013 and was the first IIT offering Cognitive Science in India. Now it has shaped into the full-fledged Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Through its PhD and MSc programs, the department allows exploration of questions concerning the mind, brain, and cognition. With a vision to unravel the secrets of the mind, the department calls upon bright and curious young minds to be part of its cutting-edge Masters and PhD programs that equip students with a wide range of perspectives and approaches within these areas. The faculty and students at the department conduct high-quality research in the areas of Curiosity, Attention, Perception, Decision Making, Motor Control, Robotics, and Rehabilitation.

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The department offers unique and multidisciplinary MSc, PhD and Minor programs in Cognitive Science



Explore the research themes and research work of faculties and students on the mind, brain, and cognition

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