The joint Research Training Group (RTG) is based at Ruhr-University Bochum and Osnabrück University. Methodologically, it connects philosophy of mind and cognition with empirical research in cognitive science. The main goal of the RTG is to identify deficits in traditional conceptions of the human mind and to refine and enhance the existing conceptions by drawing on new developments in cognitive science that have not yet made their way into the prevailing philosophical approaches.

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Meeting No. 3 – Pictures


Internal RTG-Meeting in Bochum, Mercator room, GA 04/187 12/15/2017, 10:30 – 18:00 10:30-11:30 PI talk Jutta Mueller: Auditory sequence learning at the root of human grammar 11:30-11:45 Coffee Break 11:45-12:30... » read more

Second RTG-Workshop in Osnabrück


On the 5th and 6th of October 2017, the second workshop of the DFG research training group (RTG) “Situated Cognition” was held in Osnabrück. The first day was opened by... » read more

RTG Opening Workshop


We are happy to report that the opening workshop of the DFG research training group (RTG) “Situated Cognition”, held on June 23rd at Ruhr-University Bochum, was a complete success! The... » read more


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
January 24, 2018 5:00 pm to January 24, 2018 7:00 pm Lecture Prof. Dr. Jutta L. Mueller & Sam Cosper How infants go about word learning: Electrophysiological evidence of speech segmentation and word-referent mapping – Dr. Claudia MännelUniversität Osnabrück, 93/E31
January 25, 2018 12:00 am to January 25, 2018 2:00 am Lecture Samantha Ehli How do I make the comic mouse dance? The role of reinforcement learning for infants’ gaze following behavior – Dr. Christine MichelRaum 1 Bochumer Fenster
January 31, 2018 5:00 pm to January 31, 2018 7:00 pm Lecture Prof. Dr. Sven Walter t.b.a. – Dr. Tillmann VierkantUniversität Osnabrück, 93/E31
February 1, 2018 4:00 pm to February 1, 2018 6:00 pm Lecture Julian Packheiser Prediction Error and Associative Learning – Dr. Metin ÜngörRuhr-University Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator)
February 7, 2018 5:00 pm to February 7, 2018 7:00 pm Lecture Nicolas Kuske The role of cortico-basal ganglia-thalamo-cortical loops for working memory, consciousness and categorisation – Prof. Dr. Fred HamkerUniversität Osnabrück, 93/E31