9.916-A | Spring 2003 | Graduate

Probability and Causality in Human Cognition

Related Resources

The links below are online references for additional resources in the fields of computational cognitive science. These range from professional societies that maintain links to areas that any reader can explore in the field. Many of the linked sites provide resources for further study, as well as downloadable resources that can be used for classroom teaching.


The Cognitive Science Society has the latest news and information on conferences, funding, and employment, along with a host of related conferences.

The Cognitive Neuroscience Society is committed to the development of mind and brain research aimed at investigating the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific bases of cognition.

The American Psychological Society promotes, protects, and advances the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping provides an educational forum for the exchange of up-to-the-minute and ground breaking research across modalities exploring Human Brain Mapping.

The Psychonomic Society promotes the communication of scientific research in psychology and allied sciences.

The Federation of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences (PDF) is a coalition of Member Organizations, university departments of psychology, schools of education, research centers, regional psychological associations, and science divisions of the American Psychological Association (APA).

The American Society of Neuroimaging is an international, professional organization representing neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and other neuroscientists who are dedicated to the advancement of techniques used to evaluate the nervous system.


The American Association for Applied Linguistics is a professional organization of scholars who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics.

The American Philological Association is the principal learned society for Classical Studies of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations.

The Association for Computational Linguistics is the international scientific and professional society for people working on problems involving natural language and computation.

The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing supports the application of computing in the study of language and literature.

The Association for Machine Translation in the Americas is dedicated to anyone interested in the translation of languages using computers in some way.

The Linguistic Society of America serves its members through scholarly meetings, publications, and special activities designed to advance the discipline.

The Philological Society is devoted to the scholarly study of language and languages.


The Society for Neuroscience addresses the study of brain development, sensation and perception, learning and memory, movement, sleep, stress, aging and neurological and psychiatric disorders. It also includes the molecules, cells and genes responsible for nervous system functioning.

The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.


Neuroanatomy online at University of Utah. This site contains interactive multimedia which allows the learner to move between diagrams, gross anatomy, microscopic specimens, definitions, and atlases in a manner tailored to the student’s needs.

Online References

The Whole Brain atlas is a site that is hosted by the Harvard medical school which displays pictures from MRI to fMRI in various disease states.


The FoCM Workshop on Learning Theory supports and promotes research on foundations of computational mathematics. It fosters interaction among mathematics, computer science and other areas of computational science through its conferences, workshops and publications.

Humanoids IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. This is an annual conference on recent developments in enabling technologies (processing power, mechatronics, walking machines, articulated vision heads and more), as well as findings and developments in other related fields (e.g., studies of the human brain, linguistics, psychology, and computation).

MICCAI98. International conference on medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention.

Dynamics of Neural Networks: From Biophysics to Behavior, Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB 23 July - 22 December 2001. This workshop was organized around three overlapping themes: perception and movement, learning and memory, and development.