We just got back from a fantastic lab retreat, which took place in a beautiful parsonage in northern Germany (Mecklenburg Vorpommern). We spent five days developing creative visual experiments and new projects, teaching and learning from each other, cooking delicious food, and we had a bike trip along the beautiful Baltic Sea! The amazing Miriam … Continue reading Back from the lab’s 3rd retreat
This years VSS was virtual, but that did not keep us from submitting our most recent work. We created a Twitter thread explaining our 8 scientific contributions (1 talk by Lisa Kroell and 7 posters by ): https://twitter.com/rolfslab/status/1394300169286467589?s=20 The final contribution to the conference was virtual Club Vision — the conference's legendary dance party that … Continue reading Our 8+1 contributions to virtual VSS 2021
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
Martin is part of the organising team of the 40th European Conference on Visual Perception, which is about to take off. From August 27 to 31, Berlin will be the host of almost 1200 vision scientists. We have an exciting program, including four great keynote speakers. Come join us! Check out the website: http://www.ecvp.org/2017/ PS: MR also … Continue reading Coming up: ECVP 2017 in Berlin!
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
Congratulations to our very own Richard Schweitzer for being awarded a student travel award to attend the meeting of the Vision Sciences Society Meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida, in May. The award is extremely competitive as only 20 out of more than 200 applicants have been selected. Quite a good start into his first VSS! Make … Continue reading Richard receives VSS 2017 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
On September 20-21, 2016, we will host a workshop on Learning at the interface of vision and oculomotor control. It will be a satellite event of the Bernstein Conference.
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
This coming Monday (March 16, 2015), and for the second year in a row, we are holding a workshop for high-school students at the brain awareness week. For the second year in a row We really enjoyed it last year and we're excited to go into a second round. The title of our workshop is "Seeing … Continue reading We’re participating in the brain awareness week.