May 30, 2019
People make decisions that benefit shared outcomes when completing simple tasks with another person, according to new research.
December 6, 2017
Professor Natalie Sebanz of the Department of Cognitive Science at CEU has been elected a member of the Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences.
October 21, 2016
Hungarian Info Radio reports: From the moment of birth, human beings possess the capacity to distinguish between speakers of their native language and other languages. The study by Hanna Marno, postdoctoral fellow at CEU’s Social Mind Center reveals the great importance of cultural and linguistic similarity in how infants choose to direct their attention.
May 3, 2016
John Michael, research fellow at CEU’s Social Mind Center, has been awarded €1.4 million ERC Starting Independent Research Grant by the European Research Council: Seventh Framework Ideas Programme (FP7) for his project, entitled "An Integrative Framework for Modeling the Sense of Commitment".
March 29, 2016
One of the most important developments or events in the unit's history The Social Mind Center was established in fall 2014 to promote interdisciplinary research that investigates the link between sociality and cognition. The Center host four principle investigators of European Research Council (ERC) research grants. The most important development in 2014-15
September 9, 2014
CEU’s new Social Mind Center (SOMIC@CEU) opens with the start of academic year 2014-15. The center will promote interdisciplinary research that enhances our understanding of how biological and cultural factors shape individual minds and of how individual minds support joint action, teaching, and communication. The founding members of the center include Christophe Heintz, Gunther Knoblich, who will serve as director through 2017, Natalie Sebanz, and Dan Sperber.
January 28, 2014
CEU Cognitive Science Associate Professor Natalie Sebanz received a €2 million Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council for her project “JAXPERTISE,” that will explore how humans learn to coordinate their actions with others, and how they learn from each other through collaboration. Sebanz's project will break new ground by identifying the behavioral, cognitive, and neural mechanisms underlying the learning of joint action, with a special focus on music and dance.
January 14, 2014
Professors Gyorgy Gergely, Gunther Knoblich, and Dan Sperber of the Department of Cognitive Science received a €9.6 million Synergy Grant from the European Research Council, together with their colleague Josep Call, director of the Wolfgang Kohler Primate Research Center at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. The prestigious Synergy Grants are given to top researchers in all disciplines for groundbreaking research projects that significantly advance the frontiers of knowledge.