March 25–28, 2023

CNS 2023 Press Room

Celebrating 30 years of cognitive neuroscience:
Join us in San Francisco to explore the nature of how we think!

Press registration is now open for the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual conference, March 25-28, 2023, in San Francisco, CA, at the Hyatt Regency. Get great story ideas and connect with hundreds of neuroscientists, presenting some of the latest research on memory, language, aging, mental health, and learning. 

Press registration is now open.

Please read our credential policy and email Lisa Munoz at to register.

Highlights will include:

  • Keynote address by Martha J. Farah (University of Pennsylvania): A lecture on the poverty and neuroscience: Does neuroscience have anything useful to contribute to our understanding of poverty and its harmful effects? 
  • Award lectures by Sabine Kastner (Yale University) on visual perception and selective attention; Mark D'Esposito, MD (University of California, Berkeley) about frontal lobe disorders; Anna Schapiro (University of Pennsylvania) about learning systems in the brain; and Freek van Ede (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) about how working memory affects future behavior.
  • Symposia about the new understandings about memory retrieval, data science and the future of neuroscience, the effects of psychedelic drugs on cognition, and more.
  • More than 1,000 posters and 50 talks covering the latest neuroscience research on memory, attention, decision-making, language, music, and more.

Read our CNS 2023 blog coverage here.

To qualify as a member of the press, please be prepared to share press credentials in the form of one of the following: a business card from a news media outlet, a membership card for a journalistic professional society (e.g. NASW), letter from an editor of a news media outlet to show that you are on assignment, or recent clips related to neuroscience. Read our full credential policy.

For all media inquiries, please contact:
Lisa M.P. Munoz, CNS Public Information Officer
Twitter: @CogNeuroNews, #CNS2023