Brendan is a PhD student at the Department of Cognitive Science at Carleton and a member of the Cognitive Modeling Lab. He is also a contract instructor of cognitive science to undergraduates.
He received an MA in cognitive science from Carleton (2020). His thesis focused on computational modeling of metacognition.
His research interests:
• Cognitive modeling
• Philosophy of cognition
Read masters’ thesis:
“Clarifying Metacognition Through Computational Modeling”
Watch a PRESENTATION:
1 minute video contest:
Lecture on modeling & architectures
CogSci conference 2020:
Carleton Colloquium :
Introduction to Cognitive Modeling & ACT-R:
Brief History of Cognitive Science:
Conway-Smith, B., & West, R. (2020). A hierarchical model of metacognition. BT – Proceedings of the 42th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2020.
Conway-Smith, B., & West, R. (2019). Metacognitive Modeling; using cognitive modeling to clarify philosophical metacognitive concepts. BT – Proceedings of the 41th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2019.
Brendan is the creator of the cognitive science logo:
He is the winner of the 2018 TA award for excellence.