About Us


Interim Director's Message

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Welcome to the Cognition and BehaVioural SciEnces Laboratory (COVE), one of the shared facilities for faculty to conduct cutting-edge research.


Situated at Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI), Nanyang Technological University, COVE equips scholars and researchers with innovative technology and research lab facilities through our three main laboratories: (i) the Cognition Research (CR) Lab; (ii) the Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Lab; and the Integrated Multi-Sensory Research (IMSR) Lab.


COVE is the world’s first integrated social, psychological, behavioural and social sciences research hub and provides a holistic and cutting-edge environment for scholars and researchers. COVE’s vision is to facilitate more inter- and multi-disciplinary collaborations to elevate Singapore’s research in cognitive, psychological, behavioural and social sciences to a new frontier.


Professor Theng Y​in Leng, PhD

Acting Director, Ageing Research Institute for Society and Education (ARISE)

Founding Director, Centre for Healthy and Sustainable Cities (CHESS)

Research Director for Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, President's Office​