PhD thesis - Dr. Ian Stitt

Having successfully defended and published his thesis "The spontaneous and stimulus evoked neural dynamics of the superior colliculus in the anesthetized ferret", Ian Stitt has now been assigned the academic degree of doctor. Congratulations!
A PDF of Dr. Stitt's PhD thesis can be downloaded from the university library here.
For further details you may also contact Prof. Dr. Peter König.

Next OCCAM workshop ahead!

OCCAM 2015 will trace the challenging way "From simple neurons to large-scale models of cognition"

Date: 6+7 May 2015

For program details etc. please visit
Registration ist already open through 7th March.

What is Cognitive Science? - Der Film zum "Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft"

In dem durch ein Studienprojekt entstandenen Film "What is Cognitive Science?" wird in 80 Minuten erklärt, was die Studenten und Studentinnen an ihrem Studiengang interessant finden.
Der Film ist sowohl sehenswert für echte CogScis als auch besonders für interessierte Laien und natürlich für diejenigen, die bisher keine zufriedenstellende Antwort auf die Frage erhalten haben: "Kognitionswissenschaft? Was ist das eigentlich?".

"The Science of our Minds" – The new official promotional video

The Institute of Cognitive Science in Osnabrück proudly presents "The Science of our Minds" – The new official promotional video.

How does our brain work?
What is the relationship between mind and brain?
Is it possible to create artificial intelligence?
These are questions, the scientists at the Institute of Cognitive Science in Osnabrück deal with.