Tom Griffiths

Professor of Psychology and Computer Science; Henry R. Luce Professor of Information Technology, Consciousness, and Culture.


Office: Computer Science, 405

Phone: 609-258-

Research interests: Machine learning; developing mathematical models of higher level cognition and understanding the formal principles that underlie people's ability to solve everyday computational problems.


  • Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

  • illustration of bias in vision

    Shared expectations help shape visual memory

  • Oil painting of stone tower

    Machine learning reveals role of culture in shaping meanings of words

  • Tom Griffiths portrait

    Schmidt DataX Fund supports research projects that harness data science to speed up discovery

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    Griffiths receives Troland prize from the National Academy of Sciences


  • Computer Science

    Computer Science

  • Psychology