Interdisciplinary Reading Club & Colloquium: Situated and Social Cognition

Recent Debates on Situated Cognition Lecture Series on Animal Cognition – Organization: Dr. Sabrina Coninx & Prof. Dr. Albert Newen (Bochum) – Lectures by Julian Packheiser, Marc Slors, Shaun Gallagher, Joe Dewhurst and Cornelia Ebert

Call for PhD applications – Deadline 21st June 2020

There is still one vacancy in the project >> Enacted cognition in pretending the future: Possible implications for proactive problem solving in preschool-aged children << The deadline for applications is… » read more

RTG Fellow: Dr. Antonella Tramacere (University of Jena, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)

In July 2020 Dr. Antonella Tramacere of the University of Jena and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History will join us at the RTG in Bochum…. » read more

Extended deadline: Call for PhD applications

The deadline for the call for PhD applications has been extended until 19th February 2020. Visit for further details.

RTG fellow Dr. Christine Michel (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig) returns to Bochum

Dr. Christine Michel of Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, will be visiting the RTG again from January 13th to 17th 2020. She already visited the… » read more

Samantha Ehli’s experiment became part of a documentation on TV: “Generation Helikopter-Eltern”

“Generation Helikopter-Eltern” focuses on the following questions: Are parents being more and more overprotective? What does this do to their children? The answers feature parts of Samantha Ehli’s experiment in… » read more