Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

The Computers and Cognition Laboratory at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering investigates questions of how people think and learn, how computers might help us to do these things, and whether thinking or learning is something that a computer might do.

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News and Updates

While the group was formally founded when Professor Lynn Andrea Stein joined Olin College in the summer of 2000, we opened this website in winter 2002 as we'd only then become enough of a group to need one.

The CS101 web site is now operational.

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