Photo: Freebase/Public domain

READ Famous People who Majored in Cognitive Science

Reference
1.4k views 8 items Embed

List of famous people who majored in cognitive science, including photos when available. This list of famous cognitive science majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in cognitive science. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in cognitive science you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List is made up of people like Virgil Griffith and Patrick Tufts.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were cognitive science majors?" and "Which famous people studied cognitive science?"
Virgil Griffith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Cognitive Science
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Virgil Griffith, also known as Romanpoet, is an American software application writer, known for his creation of WikiScanner and the lawsuits filed against him by Blackboard Inc. in 2003. He has published papers on artificial life and integrated information theory In developing WikiScanner Griffith ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Researcher, Hacker

see more on Virgil Griffith

Patrick Tufts is a computer scientist and inventor. He created Alexa Internet's collaborative filter for creating related web site recommendations and later, one of Amazon.com's most successful product recommendation systems. ...more

Birthplace: Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Entrepreneur, Computer scientist

see more on Patrick Tufts
3

Daniel Carruth


Daniel Carruth is an Assistant Research Professor at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Studies at Mississippi State University. He earned his PhD in the Cognitive Science program in the Psychology Department at Mississippi State University in 2008. Daniel Carruth is leading efforts at CAVS to ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Huntsville, Arkansas, United States of America

Lera Boroditsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Cognitive Science
Photo: Freebase/Fair use

Lera Boroditsky is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science at UCSD and Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Cultural Psychology. She studies language and cognition, specifically focusing on interactions between language, cognition, and perception. She received her B.A. from Northwestern University ...more

Profession: Psychologist, Scientist

see more on Lera Boroditsky