CogPrints: Cognitive Sciences EPrint Archive

Welcome to CogPrints, an electronic archive for papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science (e.g., artificial intelligence, robotics, vison, learning, speech, neural networks), Philosophy (e.g., mind, language, knowledge, science, logic), Biology (e.g., ethology, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, behaviour genetics, evolutionary theory), Medicine (e.g., Psychiatry, Neurology, human genetics, Imaging), Anthropology (e.g., primatology, cognitive ethnology, archeology, paleontology), as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.

More information is available about the CogPrints archive and open archiving in general.

Archive Viewing Services

Browse by Subject

This option lets you browse the subject hierarchy and see what papers are in each subject category.

Search the Archive

A simple search will let you search for author, title, publication and year, and advanced search will let you search more fields too.


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Registration-based Services

Before you can use the subscription service, or deposit papers to the archive, you'll need to register with us. No charge is made for registering or for the use of any service on this archive.


Registration Information

Select this option for instructions on how to register, be reminded of your username and/or password if you've forgotten, and inform us if your e-mail address has changed.



This feature allows you to instruct CogPrints to automatically e-mail you with details of new eprints appearing in the archive. You can choose which subject areas you are interested in, and how often you wish to be informed of updates: Every day, week or month. Requires user registration.

Deposit Papers

Select this option to access the CogPrints author area. From this area you can update your personal details, deposit new papers, and remove and update existing papers from the archive. Requires user registration.


If you have any queries, or encounter any problems when using the archive, the answer to your question may well be available on one of the two following pages:

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

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The CogPrints project is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher Education Funding Councils, as part of its Electronic Libraries (eLib) Programme.

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This site is running EPrints software, and complies with the Santa Fe convention for open archive interoperability. The EPrints software is available at