Noah D. Goodman

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Associate Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, and Linguistics (by courtesy), at Stanford University.

Curriculum Vitae

Scholar metrics and bibliography

Email: ngoodman at stanford dot edu

Office: 356 Jordan Hall, Stanford.

Research Interests


Language and Thought (Psych 132)

Spring 2019 syllabus

Computation and Cognition: the Probabilistic Approach (Psych 204 / CS 428)

Fall 2018 Course Website

Previously taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016 Spring 2015, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2012, Spring 2011.

Foundations of Cognition (Psych 205)

Taught: Spring 2015. Website

Introduction to Cognitive Science (Psych 035, SymSys 100, Ling 144, Phil 190)

Taught: Winter 2014, Winter 2013, Spring 2012.


Fall 2018: Topics in Natural and Artificial Intelligence

Spring 2018: Seminar on the Science of Meditation

Spring 2014: Probabilistic Models of Social Behavior and Affect (co-taught with Mike Frank and Jamil Zaki).

Spring 2013: Representations of Meaning (co-taught with Chris Potts).

Spring 2011: Formal and Computational Approaches in Psychology and Cognitive Science (co-taught with Jay McClelland).

ESLLI 2014

The Design and Implementation of Probabilistic Programming Languages


I co-organized the 2011 IPAM Graduate Summer School on Probabilistic Models of Cognition.