Head of the Faculty of Education and Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz: Educational and research opportunities for activities in the field of cognitive science are expanding in the Khuzes
Date : 2018-10-22
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The head of the Faculty of Education and Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz said, "During the past year, positive steps have been taken to develop the cognitive science, field of mind, brain and education, and the number of students interested in studying in this field is increasing.
Dr. Seyed Mansour Marashi said that in the past academic year, seven students were enrolled in cognitive science field of mind, brain and education at the faculty and nine other students were added this academic year.
"With the support of the Cognitive Science and Technologies Council and to acquaint the researchers and professors with the knowledge of the brain and it’s functions, a memorandum of cooperation between the university and the National Brain Mapping Lab was made,” he added, noting that creating a center of excellence in cognition and education at this university is one of the other steps to promote cognitive science in Khuzestan province.
The head of the Faculty of Education and Psychology of Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz said, “In order to promote and improve the knowledge of cognitive science in Khuzestan province, additional efforts have been initiated to increase the knowledge of researchers and professors, especially in the field of cognitive education. Related workshops will also be co-organized with the Cognitive Science and Technologies Council.”
Dr. Marashi also noted, “along with the creation of the major of cognitive science in the Faculty of Education and Psychology, encouraging students to pursue their studies in this field, as well as offering academic thesis at different levels and also creating fellowships for enthusiasts, scholars and professors are among other goals planned to expand the knowledge of cognitive science in higher education centers in the province.”
He appreciated the support of the council for developing the knowledge of cognitive science at Shahid Chamran University of Ahwaz and equipping the Faculty of Education and Psychology of this university with advanced devices in the fields of cognitive sciences, calling for further support of the council for the activities in the academic centers.