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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GAP.11 – Satellite Workshop
“Scaffolding & Niche Construction: Conceptualization & Applications”


Organization: Prof. Albert Newen, Prof. Achim Stephan, Dr. Sabrina Coninx, & Dr. Gregor Hörzer Date: 16th September 2022 Venue:Humboldt-Universität, Seminargebäude am Hegelplatz, Dorotheenstr. 24, Berlin In the growing literature of situated philosophical theories, two... » read more

Situated Cognition Spring School (SCSS) 2022:
“Situated Cognition: Applications, Prospects and Limits”

CfP: 29th of January 2022


Abstract Our spring school brings together leading researchers in the field of the situated mind. We aim to exchange the latest advancements and ideas on situated cognition and show how... » read more


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
January 25, 2022 2:00 pm to January 25, 2022 3:30 pm Lecture Albert Newen & Sabrina Coninx Interdisciplinary Reading Club & Colloquium 2021/2022
Online Lecture Series on Situated & Comparative Cognition
Anthony Chemero (University of Cincinnati)
Inhabiting Space: An Embodied Account of Spatial Cognition
March 28, 2022 9:00 am to March 31, 2022 6:00 pm Conference RTG Situated Cognition Spring School (SCSS) 2022:
Situated Cognition: Applications, Prospects and Limits
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
September 16, 2022 (All day) Workshop RTG Situated Cognition GAP.11 – Satellite Workshop:
“Scaffolding & Niche Construction: Conceptualization & Applications”