Top-down information influences eye movements quickly after movie cuts

How are eye movements affected by movie cuts? These two studies demonstrate the influence of top-down information, i.e. the task:
Valuch et al.
Seywerth et al.

What is Cognitive Science? - Der Film zum "Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft"

In dem durch ein Studienprojekt entstandenen Film "What is Cognitive Science?" wird in 80 Minuten erklärt, was die Studenten und Studentinnen an ihrem Studiengang interessant finden.
Der Film ist sowohl sehenswert für echte CogScis als auch besonders für interessierte Laien und natürlich für diejenigen, die bisher keine zufriedenstellende Antwort auf die Frage erhalten haben: "Kognitionswissenschaft? Was ist das eigentlich?".

"The Science of our Minds" – The new official promotional video

The Institute of Cognitive Science in Osnabrück proudly presents "The Science of our Minds" – The new official promotional video.

How does our brain work?
What is the relationship between mind and brain?
Is it possible to create artificial intelligence?
These are questions, the scientists at the Institute of Cognitive Science in Osnabrück deal with.


Vacancy for a research associate in the Neurobiopsychology research group

The Neurobiopsychology Research Group (Prof. Dr. Peter König) of the Institute of Cognitive Science invites applications for

1 Research Associate
(Salary level E 13 TV-L, 75 %)

to be filled as soon as possible on a fixed-term basis until December 31, 2018.

Description of Responsibilities:
The position involves participation in the research activities within the EU-funded research project Socialising sensori-motor contingencies. The project investigates processing multimodal information and sensori-motor integration under natural conditions and utilizes a variety of methods. This includes particularly the development of a demonstrator for augmentation of HHI by deployment of sensori-motor contingencies. This demonstrator will showcase a novel interactive approach for exploring web contents.

Required Qualifications: