About Us

Cognitive Neuroscience at SISSA studies how human and animal brains generate streams of perception, organize them into thoughts, and generate actions and communication.

The PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at SISSA aims at providing students with the fundamental knowledge and skills for conducting cutting–edge research in the field, covering topics as diverse as perception, language, memory, action, and social behaviour. Some of our research is also translational in nature (e.g., cognitive neuropsychology), thus offering opportunity for a career outside academia.