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CEU’s Department of Cognitive Science Thanks Supporters All Around the World

April 3, 2017

The Department of Cognitive Science would like to express its appreciation to all of our friends, colleagues and associates from all around the world for the outpouring of support we have received over the past couple of days. We thank you for your dedication to our University and the core values it stands for. We are extremely grateful to all those who participated in yesterday’s march as well to support academic freedom in Hungary.

New project at the Social Mind Center led by Christophe Heintz / Beliefs fostering dishonest behavior: Combining ethnographic and experimental evidence (BFD)

May 12, 2016

The project will investigate the factors that determine people's attitudes toward social rules or norms that are aimed at improving social welfare. Dishonesty can be characterized as failing to respect these rules, and adhering to them can be necessary for stable cooperation and resolving collective action problems. However, against this first operational characterization, ethnographic and experimental data suggest that depending on the context, people may break a rule and still think of themselves as honest.

Dr. John Michael (Social Mind Center) is awarded an ERC Starting Research Grant

April 21, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the ERC review panels have favorably reviewed Dr John Michael's proposal entitled: " An Integrative Framework for Modeling the Sense of Commitment". The ERC Starting Independent Research Grant from the European Research Council: Seventh Framework Ideas Programme (FP7) provides 1,4 million euros and will help John to continue his research on the highest possible level, and to achieve ground-breaking results. The project is expected to start in July 2016.

We warmly congratulate John on this success! 

Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development Draws Over 300

February 3, 2016

The sixth Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD), held Jan. 7-9, attracted more than 305 participants, including representatives of cognitive science, young researchers and doctoral students from Europe, North America and Japan.

6th Joint Action meeting in Budapest between 1-4 July, 2015.

September 16, 2015

The Department of Cognitive Sciences and the Social Mind Center organized the 6th Joint Action meeting in Budapest between 1-4 July, 2015. More details about the JAM conference is available here.