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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January 30, 2023 1:00 pm to January 30, 2023 3:00 pm Dr. Julian Packheiser (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience Keysers Research Group for Social Brain Lab, Amsterdam), Investigating the mechanistic role of auto-conditioning in emotional contagion Lecture Biopsychology Research Colloquium
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Organizers: Tobias Schlicht, Keith Harris
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March 23, 2023 10:00 am to March 26, 2023 3:00 pm Rudolf Carnap Lectures with Kim Sterelny Albert Newen & Tobias Schlicht Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Beckmannshof
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