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Social Mind Center hosted the 6th Joint Action Meeting (JAM)

July 10, 2015

The Social Mind Center hosted the 6th Joint Action Meeting (JAM) from July 1-4, 2015. This meeting brings together about 200 Cognitive Scientists from all over the world who share an interest in individuals’ ability to act together. A focus of this year’s conference was new work on the cognitive and brain basis of improvisation.

ERC Synergy grant Coordination, Communication, and Cultural Transmission began on 1st January 2015

June 30, 2015

Work on the ERC Synergy grant Coordination, Communication, and Cultural Transmission began on 1st January 2015. CEU hosted two week long meetings to develop collaborative research ideas. 

As part of the Synvergy grant partnerships was established with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig Germany and St. Andrews University, Scotland. This enables CEU researchers to compare social cognition in humans and other primate species. 

Modelling Self on Other (MOSEO) conference is held at CEU

May 29, 2015

Modelling Self on Other conference (MOSEO) was organized by the Social Mind Center in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany on May 18-20, 2015 in Budapest. 

Professor Natalie Sebanz has been elected to be a member of the Academia Europaea

August 10, 2014

The European Research Council elected Professor Natalie Sebanz (Professor and Department Head of the Department of Cognitive Science) to be a member of the Academia Europaea as of August 5, 2014. 

 Congratulations! 
For more information please visit: http://www.ae-info.org/

Social Mind Center is launched

August 1, 2014

Founding Members Günther Knoblich (elected first Director of the Center), Natalie Sebanz, Christophe Heintz and Dan Sperber establish the Social Mind Center in Fall 2014 to promote interdisciplinary research that investigates the link between sociality and cognition. The center host three principle investigators of ERC research grants.