The Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences (CLPS) is dedicated to research, teaching, and providing service to the University and the broader professional community. Our undergraduate concentrations in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Linguistics are designed to educate our students broadly within the area of mind, brain, behavior, and language, and to provide a platform for students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in these areas for productive careers as teachers, scholars, and scientists. Through our lecture, laboratory, and seminar courses, academic advising, Honors Program, and many undergraduate research opportunities, we encourage students to think critically, to pursue scholarly topics freely, and to achieve scholarly excellence. We expect that these pursuits will prepare students for a lifetime of learning.
Linguistics focuses on the nature of human language: modeling human linguistic knowledge and its theoretical, behavioral, and biological bases. Brown University’s graduate program in Linguistics is designed to prepare students for careers as scientists and teachers who will make contributions …View