News

Natalie Sebanz appointed as Secretary of APS

March 11, 2019

Professor Natalie Sebanz was appointed to be member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). She will serve as the Secretary of the Association.

Awards for Doctoral Students 2019

February 12, 2019

CEU's University Doctoral Committee has announced the winners of the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding student research, and the Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding performance in coursework and comprehensive exams.

From the Department of Cognitive Science, the winners are the following:

Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students in Academic Year 2018-19:

Apply now for the new fully funded joint Doctoral Fellowships - SMASH PRO

January 15, 2019

We are glad to announce that the Department Department of Cognitive Science and the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at CEU will offer two new fully funded joint Doctoral Fellowships (SMASH PRO) for doing interdisciplinary research on cooperation, trust and morality starting in the 2019/2020 academic year. 

Application deadline is January 31, 2019. 

The Joint PhD Fellowship Scheme

New paper: "Retrospective attribution of false beliefs in 3-year-old children"

October 17, 2018

The study found that 3-year-old children can retrospectively infer the content of someone’s beliefs by combining present information with relevant events retrieved from episodic memory. This finding shows that emerging capacities for episodic memory contribute to the development of social cognitive processes, enriching children’s ability to monitor others’ mental states.

CEU Professor Gergely Csibra Elected to Prestigious British Academy

July 20, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Gergely Csibra of the CEU Department of Cognitive Science on being elected as a Fellow of The British Academy in recognition of his work studying the cognitive capacities of infants.