The Center for Mind & Cognition (CMC) is an interdisciplinary platform at the Ruhr-University Bochum. The objective of the Center for Mind & Cognition is to investigate the enigmatic and at the same time fascinating nature of the mind and its constitutive cognitive processes by tapping the full potential of interdisciplinary collaborations. A better understanding of cognition from multiple perspectives will contribute to the development of an empirically anchored integrative understanding of the architecture of mind and cognition. The special strategy of CMC is to investigate the same normal or pathological behavior from different perspectives including evolutionary, ontogenetic, mechanistic, computational, functional, social and especially philosophical explanations. Read More


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November 12, 2019 4:15 pm to November 12, 2019 5:45 pm Shijia Lee (East China Normal University, Shanghai):
Acute Stress and Decision Making
Lecture O.T. Wolf
Cognitive Psychology and Psychoneuroendocrinology Research Colloquium
Ruhr-Universität Bochum IAFO 02/445
November 13, 2019 5:15 pm to November 13, 2019 7:00 pm Catarina Duthil Novaes (Free University Amsterdam):
Argumentative Adversariality in Philosophy
Lecture Joachim Horvath
Research Colloquium Metaphilosophy & Experimental Philosophy
GA 04/619
November 14, 2019 2:00 pm to November 14, 2019 4:00 pm Ophelia Deroy (Munich):
Trusting our Senses: Perceptual Certainty and Reliabilism
Lecture B. Krickel, A. Newen,
Philosophy meets Cognitive Science Research Colloquium
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
November 20, 2019 4:15 pm to November 20, 2019 5:45 pm Bram Vervliet (KU Leuven):
Fear Regulation: From Passive Extinction to Active Avoidance
Lecture O.T. Wolf
Heckhausen Colloquium
Ruhr-Universität Bochum IAFO 02/445
November 21, 2019 2:00 pm to November 21, 2019 4:00 pm Mara Floris (Turin):
Language and Categorisation: A Critique of Bottom-up Approaches to the Effect of Labels on Perception
Lecture B. Krickel, A. Newen
Philosophy Meets Cognitive Science Research Colloquium
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
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