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Colunga, Eliana Associate Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • word learning, computational modeling, neural networks


selected publications


courses taught

  • PSYC 4011 - Senior Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Critically reviews some aspect of psychological literature, scholarly analysis of a major psychological issue, and/or empirical research project. See the psychology honors director for further information.
  • PSYC 4145 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Advanced course in human cognitive processes. Covers key aspects of cognition, such as perception, attention, learning, memory, language and thinking. Discusses major theories and ideas in terms of the research they have inspired. Emphasis varies with instructor. One lab per week and a research project is required. Same as PSYC 5145.
  • PSYC 5685 - Research Methods Proseminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Main topic is research methods in cognitive psychology, with an emphasis on experimental methods. Skills and knowledge will be gained that are necessary to A) critically evaluate existing research and B) design, conduct, analyze and write up experimental studies. Required for graduate students in Cognitive Psychology. Graduate students in all programs are welcome with instructor consent and advanced undergraduates are welcome with instructor consent. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.
  • PSYC 5815 - Language Proseminar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Introduction to research on human language. A required proseminar for Cognitive Psychology Ph.D. students. Covers research at the cognitive, neural, and computational levels. Addresses phenomena at the levels of phonology, grammar, and meaning. Emphasizes interrelationships between language and other domains of cognition (perception, memory, executive function). Graduate students in all programs and advanced undergraduates welcome with instructor consent. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)