Test 5.


The conference is designed to provide a forum for faculty and students to present their research to their peers from across the Midwest. The full-day conference will consist of talk sessions with two parallel tracks, and a poster session in the evening.

Research abstracts may be submitted by researchers in cognitive science and related disciplines including industry researchers, faculty, post-docs, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Any one person may present only one paper, but may also be a co-author of other papers.

The conference invites submission in any area of cognitive science, including:

  • Animal cognition
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Attention
  • Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience
  • Categorization
  • Cognitive development
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Computational and mathematical models of cognition
  • Dynamical systems
  • Ethology
  • Evolution of cognition
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Learning sciences
  • Language and linguistics
  • Machine intelligence and learning
  • Memory
  • Methodology
  • Robotics
  • Social Cognition
  • Philosophy of mind


  • WMCogsci-1 (2011; Michigan State University; East Lansing MI)
  • MWCogsci-2 (2012; Indiana University; Bloomington Indiana)
  • MWCogsci-3 (2013; The Ohio State University; Columbus OH)
  • MWCogsci-4 (2014; Wright State University; Dayton OH)
  • MWCogsci-5 (2015; Michigan Technological University; held on Mackinac Island, MI)

Organization and Sponsorship

Conference Organizers


  • Shane T. Mueller (Michigan Tech)

  • Elizabeth Veinott (Applied Research Associates)

  • Kelly Steelman (Michigan Tech)


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