Iran ranks 3rd in region in cognitive sciences

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Secretary of Iranian Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS) Kamal Kharazi announced Iran ranks 38th in the world in neuroscience and cognitive sciences.

Iran stands 3rd in the region following Israel and Turkey in cognitive sciences and technologies.

“Cognitive sciences and technologies are a new area which forms the convergent NBIC along with new fields including nano-technology and biotechnology which is expected to create considerable developments in the human life,” he said.

Also in 2012, former Iranian Deputy Science, Research and Technology Minister Seyed Javad Sadatinejad boasted the country’s astonishing progress in science and technology, and said Iran will be atop the regional nations in science and technology by 2025.

“Given the efforts made by the Islamic Iran’s youths, we will rank first in the region in science and technology before 2025,” Sadatinejad said.

He reiterated that Iran at present ranks first in the region and ranks 12th in the world in nanotechnology, which shows the country’s good status in producing science and technology which is the result of the efforts made by the Iranian scientists and researchers, specially the university students.

By ISNA

 

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