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

Call for PhD Applications

This is a call for 13 PhD-positions starting at the 1st of June 2020 as the key component of the Research Training Group „Situated Cognition“. The first round of PhD… » read more

RTG Closing Workshop: In Search of a New Theory of Cognition

On November 15th 2019, the PhDs students of our first cohort came together in Bochum to bring together their results and discuss connections and implications for further research.