Humanities and Cognitive Sciences High School Summer Institute



The VIRTUAl Humanities & Cognitive Sciences High School Summer Institute will take place August 6th-8th


Join Our All-Star Line Up of Professors Working Across the Humanities & Cognitive & Neuropsychological Sciences

Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama. Co-Director

Dr. Andy Leber. Co-Director

Dr. Jasmeet Hayes

Dr. Katherine Elkins & Jon Chu

Dr. Angus Fletcher

Dr. Lisa Cravens-Brown

Dr. Brad Bushman

Dr. Michael Slater

Dr. Hasan Jeffries


Students will engage with dynamic lectures and digitally interactive learning spaces with distinguished OSU professors working at the intersection of the humanities and cognitive sciences. In digital pod spaces with OSU Team Leaders, high school students will dig deeper into the lectures as well as conduct a research project that brings insights from the humanities and brain/mind sciences to a given topic: videogames, meditation, social media, comic books, pandemics of fear, human existence, for instance.


For more information contact Corinne Rubright:


Application Process

The application window for 2020 ends June 1, 2020. The application and more information can be found at the Humanities and Cognitive Sciences Summer Institute's website:


Co-sponsored by the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


The Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences


Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama                                                         
Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English          
University Distinguished Scholar                                                             
Department of Spanish and Portuguese                                                 
Founder & Director L.A.S.E.R                                                                 

Dr. Andrew Leber 
Director, Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Department of Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology