Martin inaugurated as Heisenberg Professor

Martin has accepted an offer from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin to become a Heisenberg professor for Experimental Psychology: Active Perception and Cognition (or, in German: Allgemeine Psychologie: Aktive Wahrnehmung und Kognition) and set up a new group at the Psychology Department. He has been inaugurated on Tuesday. The Heisenberg professorship has been awarded to Martin by … Continue reading Martin inaugurated as Heisenberg Professor

Clara moderates panel discussion on Animal Research

Clara Kuper, student assistant in our lab, will moderate a panel and audience discussion on animal research and its ethical implications on April 24, 2017. The discussion will feature a number of first-class experts on animal research and welfare, including: Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue, Director of the German Primate Research Centre, Göttingen Prof. Dr. Christa Thöne-Reineke, Professor for … Continue reading Clara moderates panel discussion on Animal Research

VSS 2017: 3 talks, 1 poster, and 1 student travel award

We were very excited to get the news that 3 of our 4 presentations have been accepted as talks at the 2017 meeting of the Vision Sciences Society in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Partly in collaboration with Tamara Watson (University of Western Sydney, Australia) and Eric Castet (Aix-Marseille Université, France), we started working on visual processing … Continue reading VSS 2017: 3 talks, 1 poster, and 1 student travel award

Bernstein Sparks Workshop on Active Perceptual Memory

We are pleased to announce the Bernstein Sparks Workshop on Active Perceptual Memory. The goal of this workshop is to bring together recent developments in perceptual memory and active perception—in particular eye movements—to capitalize on the numerous potential empirical and theoretical interfaces between these fields of research.   Where and when: Berlin, Germany, on October 26-27, 2015.   … Continue reading Bernstein Sparks Workshop on Active Perceptual Memory

Workshop on inverted encoding models (featuring Tommy Sprague)

We are happy to announce a forthcoming workshop on Inverted Encoding Models for Neural Data. We have invited Tommy Sprague from John Serences group at UCSD to give a workshop on the methods behind his latest work on visual memory and spatial priority maps (see here and here). A review of this work, which includes an overview of … Continue reading Workshop on inverted encoding models (featuring Tommy Sprague)