January 27, 2020
Evidence supports that human communication originates in non-linguistic gesture and that we share this with other species of primates.
July 23, 2019
CEU researchers found that infants assign agency to unfamiliar entities that take turns making sounds resembling human speech.
May 30, 2019
People make decisions that benefit shared outcomes when completing simple tasks with another person, according to new research.
May 16, 2019
A new study by CEU researchers shows that most people—even if they aren’t pickpockets—can identify objects just by touching them.
May 13, 2019
The most recent lecture in CEU’s Határtalan Tudás series explores how babies learn.
November 9, 2018
Young children take context into account and incorporate knowledge of past events and other people’s beliefs when making decisions, according to a new study by researchers Ildiko Kiraly and Katalin Olah of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in collaboration with researchers Gergely Csibra and Agnes Melinda Kovacs of Central European University (CEU) published recently in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences.
July 19, 2018
Budapest, július 19. – Csibra Gergely, a CEU professzora a humán- és társadalomtudományokkal foglalkozó neves Brit Akadémia (British Academy) tagja lett. Csibra professzor (a Közép-európai Egyetem Kognitív Tudományok tanszékének kutatója) a gyermekek kognitív kapacitásának kutatásában elért eredményei alapján érdemelte ki az akadémiai tagságot.
July 19, 2018
Budapest, July 19. – CEU Professor Gergely Csibra has been made a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences. Professor Csibra (Department of Cognitive Science) was elected to the fellowship in recognition of his work studying the cognitive capacities of infants.
May 29, 2018
Cognitive scientists from CEU's Department of Cognitive Science, along with colleagues from other universities, have published their finding about creative problem solving. During sleep, the researchers say, memories are categorized (SEM phase) and new connections made between them (REM phase). These two processes make it easier to find fresh, creative solutions, the scientists suggest in the pages of "Trends in Cognitive Sciences."
March 16, 2018
CEU cognitive scientist Nicolo Cesana Arlotti's work on infant cognition is detailed in this piece in Italy's Il Sannio Quotidiano. https://www.ilsannioquotidiano.it/2018/03/16/pediatria-studio-gia-prima-di-parlare-bimbi-fanno-deduzioni-razionali/