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M.Sc. 2020 Admission Result

M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE, 2020 DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DELHI The following candidates have been provisionally selected in order of merit: Assistantships TEN Student Assistantships will be provided by the Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) for Cobotics, IIT Delhi at INR 6000 per month which will entail working for […]

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Joining Interviews online

Online interviews will be conducted using Microsoft TeamsYou will find the interview slot assigned to you at https://cogsci.iitd.ac.in/mscadmissions2020/ This is a brief How-to guide for online interviews on Microsoft Teams platform. Using the Teams link (provided in your call letter sent over email), you can join the interview at the allotted time Use the link in […]

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Does a language like Hindi allow more complex sentences than English?

Word order typology interacts with linguistic complexity: a cross-linguistic corpus study. In this cross-linguistic study we show that a language with Subject-Object-Verb order (e.g., Hindi) can allow for longer linear head-dependent distance compared to a language with Subject-Verb-Object order (e.g., English). However, we find that hierarchical distance is less across languages with differing word orders. […]

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Cognitive processes and policy discourses underpinning the Ganges pollution and degradation

Dr Yashpal Jogdand is part of an international team involving collaboration between political scientists and social psychologists from Lund University, Sweden, Keele University, UK, and IIT Delhi that has been awarded over 4440000 Swedish Krona (nearly 3 crore and 25 lakh rupees) from the Swedish Research Council to study cognitive processes and policy discourses regarding […]

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Revise the belief in loss aversion while designing

The Nobel prize in economics was given to Daniel Kahneman in 2002 majorly for his work on Prospect Theory along with his colleague, Amos Tversky. One basic idea that challenged the 300-year old prevailing expected utility model and was instrumental towards getting the Nobel prize was of loss aversion – losses loom larger than gains […]