We are a transfaculty institution of the University of Vienna for interdisciplinary research in Cognitive Science.

Our mission is to develop a strong research-based Cognitive Science profile at the University of Vienna.

We host many third-party funded research projects (16 projects) and organize several academic and community activities (110+ events, 760+ network).

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Dossier | Activities in winter term 2016/17

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New WWTF-funded project on Empirical Aesthetics

"Universal aesthetics of lines and colors? Effects of culture, expertise and habituation"

PIs: Rosenberg & Leder


17.01.2017 16:45

Talk | Chris McManus

"Cross-cultural effects in aesthetics? Three studies"

19.01.2017 17:00

Talk | Mathias Pessiglione

"Dopamine and reward maximization: insights from pharmacological studies in humans"

24.01.2017 17:30

PhD Seminar

Session with Fransisca Tan and Elisabeth Zimmermann

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