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18.01.2017
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The ULB Neuroscience Institute International Ph.D. Program in Neuroscience

The ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI), located at the Université libre de Bruxelles in Brussels (Belgium) comprises about 200 scientists grouped into 22 research groups. It offers a dynamic and diverse research environment in all fields of neuroscience, from molecular and cellular neurobiology to systems and neurophysiology, from cognitive neuroscience to ...

18.01.2017
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Embodied and Situated Language Processing Conference

Moscow, Russia
10-12 September 2017

The general topic of this Anniversary edition of ESLP is Interdisciplinary Approaches to Embodied and Situated Cognition. ESLP 2017 will showcase new theoretical and empirical research by individuals and groups who transcend traditional research fields’ boundaries and combine research methodologies in their investigations of the ...

10.01.2017
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2017 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning

Bilbao, Spain
28-30 June 2017

The conference will discuss statistical learning and its underlying mechanisms from behaviour to neuroscience, in various domains such as language, music, vision, and audition, with data from adult participants, development, individual differences, computational modeling, and non-human species. The conference will include invited speakers, regular talks ...

10.01.2017
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The third biennial Workshop on Infant Language Development

Bilbao, Spain
15-17 June 2017

The workshop has been created to highlight recent research on a wide range of topics within monolingual and bilingual development, including speech perception and production; word learning; the development of syntax and morphology; brain mechanisms and first language acquisition; recent advances in infant brain imaging ...

06.01.2017
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Language as a Form of Action


Rome, Italy 
21-23 June 2017

The aim of the conference is to approach gesture and sign language research in an interdisciplinary way by bringing together researchers working on these topics from the fields of linguistics, neuroscience, developmental psychology, developmental robotics, philosophy, and other related disciplines. The keynote speakers include: Adam ...

06.01.2017
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The 3rd Conference on Usage-Based Linguistics

Jerusalem, Israel
3-5 July 2017

The conference aims to bring together researchers who study language structure and use from a wide range of perspectives (linguistic, typological, developmental, psycholinguistic, computational). This year’s special theme is the relation between language processing and language typology and change: how do cognitive biases affect ...

06.01.2017
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Joint Action Meeting VII

London, United Kingdom
22-25 July 2017

Joint Action Meeting brings together cognitive scientists and researchers from related disciplines studying individuals’ ability to act together. Contributions will present the latest research and thinking on a range of different topics, including language as a form of joint action, the interplay of perception ...

06.01.2017
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Computational models of cognition: mathematical, neural, and symbolic models.

Warwick, UK
22-25 July 2017

The co-chairs for this meeting are Adrian Banks, Marieke van Vugt, and Adam Sanborn. This year ICCM will be joined with the Society for Mathematical Psychology conference. This means that keynotes, symposia, and registration will be combined, but submissions will be handled separately.  

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06.01.2017
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PhD Positions at the Sackler Centre, Brighton, UK

The Sackler Centre has two funded places for Ph.D. projects for entry in September 2017. Depending on their choice of project, candidates should make an application via the School of Informatics or the School of Psychology. Scholarships cover living expenses at standard rates, and tuition fees for home/EU ...

06.01.2017
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PhD Position: Electrophysiological Response in Post-Traumatic Coma, University of Birmingham, UK

A 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship is available at supervised by Dr Damian Cruse and Prof Antonio Belli, with funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Integrated Midlands Partnership for Biomedical Training (IMPACT). The successful applicant will be part of an MRC-funded project to investigate EEG markers of speech processing in ...

06.01.2017
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Postdoctoral Research Associate and Research Project Coordinator University of York, UK

The Department of Psychology at the University of York is seeking a full-time postdoctoral research associate (for 3 years) and a full-time research project coordinator (for 25 months) to work with Dr. Silke Goebel on an ESRC funded project entitled ‘Cross-format number integration and its relationship to mathematics performance’. The ...

06.01.2017
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Memory Laboratory for Human Neuroscience Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA

One full-time postdoctoral fellowship is available in The Laboratory for Human Neuroscience at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine www.lhn.northwestern.edu, directed by Dr. Joel Voss. The research focus for this position is the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) on cortical networks of the human hippocampus ...

06.01.2017
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PhD Position at the Human Cognitive Visual Neuroscience Lab, Bar Ilan University, Israel

Full-time PhD position is available in the Human Cognitive Visual Neuroscience Lab of Dr. Sharon Gilaie-Dotan. The position involves exciting fMRI and MRI research aiming to investigate how learning and plasticity are supported by the human visual system.Background and demonstrated experience in neuroimaging, cognitive science, psychology or computational background ...

22.12.2016
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Postdoctoral position: "Rhythmic dynamics of visual perception and attention" in collaboration with Rufin VanRullen at the CerCo in Toulouse, France

Starting date: Flexible, but no later than September 2017 

A postdoctoral position is available to work in collaboration with Rufin VanRullen at the CerCo in Toulouse, France, as part of a recently funded ERC project. The project investigates rhythmic aspects of visual perception, attention and awareness, using a combination of ...

19.12.2016
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Postdoctoral Research Associate and Research Project Coordinator at the University of York, UK

The Department of Psychology at the University of York (UK) is seeking a full-time postdoctoral research associate (for 3 years) and a full-time research project coordinator (for 25 months) to work with Dr Silke Goebel on an ESRC funded project entitled ‘Cross-format number integration and its relationship to mathematics performance ...

16.12.2016
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Postoctoral position in Cognitive Neuroscience, The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language, San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) offers a Postdoctoral position in Cognitive Neuroscience. The main project will focus on the  oscillatory correlates of predictive processing with a special focus on neural entrainment phenomena. The successful candidate will be working within the research ...
16.12.2016
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Conference of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences

Warsaw, Poland
24-28 July 2017

The International Society for the Study of Individual Differences was founded to foster research on individual differences in temperament, intelligence, attitudes, and abilities. Submissions for symposia, individual papers, posters and special symposium for pre-doctoral students are welcomed. The 2017 keynote lectures will be addressed by ...

16.12.2016
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Cognitive Neuroscience of Executive Functions

Padova, Italy
28-30 September 2017

This conference will bring together a fecund mixture of senior and junior scientists to report on and discuss various aspects of executive functions, including their anatomo-functional organization in the human brain, how they are impaired by brain lesions or boosted through stimulation, training and experience ...

08.12.2016
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Postdoctoral positions in Social Cognition in Human-Robot Interaction, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is looking for 2 highly motivated, full-time postdoctoral researchers for a 2-year contract to work in the area of human-robot interaction with the focus on human social cognition. The research Line will be led by Agnieszka Wykowska, in close relation to her ERC project “InStance: Intentional ...

02.12.2016
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Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Memory Lab, Stanford University, USA

The Stanford Memory Lab is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral fellow to collaborate on a large-scale study of memory, aging, and medial temporal lobe function. The fellow will play a lead role in examining individual differences in memory among healthy older adults, using a multi-modal approach that combines behavioral and ...

02.12.2016
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Tenure-track position, Long Island University-Brooklyn, New York, USA

The Department of Psychology at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position (pending budgetary approval) beginning September 2017. The Department, an active community, is comprised of an undergraduate program, a General M.A. program, and a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology. Applicants ...

02.12.2016
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Post Doc and PhD positions at the Brain, Attention and Time Lab, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Full-time post doc and PhD positions are available in the Brain Attention and Time Lab of Dr. Ayelet N. Landau at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Initial appointment will be for one year with the option to renew annually up to 4 years. Preferred starting date: January 2016

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02.12.2016
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Tenure-track in Behavioral Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, USA

The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience, to start in Summer 2018. We seek outstanding applicants with the potential to develop an innovative and externally funded research program and motivation to engage in undergraduate and graduate ...

02.12.2016
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The Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
25-28 March 2017

Each year The Cognitive Neuroscience Society holds an annual meeting in the spring. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together researchers from around the world to share the latest studies in cognitive neuroscience. This 4-day event is filled with invited symposia ...

02.12.2016
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2017 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management

Savannah, Georgia, USA
27-31 March 2017

The CogSIMA conference series provides an annual venue for presenting multi-disciplinary research on complex heterogeneous dynamical systems – of interacting humans, machines, computer agents and/or networks – whose individual and/or collective behavior depends on their situation awareness. CogSIMA conferences are aimed at researchers and ...

02.12.2016
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18th Biennial European Conference On Developmental Psychology

Utrecht, the Netherlands
29 August – 1 September 2017

The European Association for Developmental Psychology is pleased to announce that abstract submission website is now open for the 18th Biennial European Conference On Developmental Psychology.
Submissions for Paper presentations, Poster presentations, Paper symposia, and Poster symposia from a wide variety of ...

15.11.2016
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Master in Cognitive Neuroscience of Language in Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, Spain

The Master's program aims to provide specialized, comprehensive and rigorous training in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. The Master's program includes core courses (theoretical and methodological), advanced elective courses, and a research-based project at the end of the program. Students learn from the world-class scientists at the Basque ...
09.11.2016
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Post-doc in Numerical cognition, Center for Research in Cognition and Neuroscience (CRCN), Université libre de Bruxelles

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate for a 2-year post-doctoral position at the Center for Research in Cognition and Neuroscience (CRCN), Université libre de Bruxelles, in the field of numerical cognition.

The researcher will participate in a four-year project funded by the FNRS on visual numerosity extraction, supervised by ...

09.11.2016
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BCBL - PhD positions - Programme INPhINIT "LaCaixa"

La Caixa foundation has published the call for 57 PhD fellowships in the framework of the program "INPhINIT". The application period is from November 7th until February 2nd, 2017. 
INPhINIT targets the most motivated PhD candidates by addressing the research areas in which Spain excels: Bio and Health Sciences ...
08.11.2016
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Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Arkansas, USA

Applicants from all research areas in cognitive psychology are welcome, especially those whose research complements existing department strengths; we are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates whose research employs behavioural genetics, neuroendocrinology, EEG/ERP, NIRS, TMS, tDCS/tACS, or computational modelling. This tenure-track position will contribute to the Department ...

08.11.2016
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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Long Island University-Brooklyn, New York, USA

The Department of Psychology at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position (pending budgetary approval) beginning September, 2017. The Department, an active community, is comprised of an undergraduate program, a General M.A. program, and a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology. Applicants ...

08.11.2016
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in The Institute for Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position (100%) at the Institute of Psychology of the University of Bern (Switzerland), Section Experimental Psychology and Neuropsychology. Earliest possible starting date for the position is November 1st 2016 or later.

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented research candidate to work on ...

08.11.2016
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CogSci 2017

London, UK
26-29 July 2017

CogSci 2017 is the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. We encourage researchers from around the world to submit their best basic and applied work in cognitive science to CogSci 2017, and to attend in order to discuss the latest theories and data ...

08.11.2016
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19th International Conference on Cognitive Psychology and Memory

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14-15 May 2017

The 19th International Conference on Cognitive Psychology and Memory aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Cognitive Psychology and Memory. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform ...

08.11.2016
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BNA2017 Festival Of Neuroscience

Birmingham, UK
10-13 April 2017

BNA2017 delegates can expect a jam-packed scientific programme with the top experts in their field offering research findings from the hottest topics in neuroscience, as well as many other activities including public events and workshops.

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Poster submission deadline: 16 December 2016
Early bird registration ...

08.11.2016
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The Origins of Numerical Abilities

London, UK
20-21 February 2017

Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Brian Butterworth FBA, Professor Charles Gallistel and Professor Giorgio Vallortigara. This meeting is intended for researchers in relevant fields and is free to attend. There are a limited number of places so registration is essential. This meeting will be ...

08.11.2016
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Associate Editor in The Quantitative Methods for Psychology

The Quantitative Methods for Psychology (TQMP.org, ISSN: 2292-1354, doi prefix 10.20982) is seeking an Associate Editor, starting in March 2017 for a 3-year appointment. TQMP publishes papers describing quantitative methods for all areas of psychology and related disciplines. Many articles are tutorials but new and innovative techniques are ...

08.11.2016
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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dominican University River Forest, Illinois, USA

Dominican University seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who specializes in human cognition. The ideal candidate will teach courses in cognitive psychology, learning and memory, and other courses appropriate to her/his preparation and interest and will also contribute to our innovative and integrated courses in Behavioral Research and ...

08.11.2016
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Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) of Cognitive Psychology, American University in Cairo

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. Its community of students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, alumni and other generous sponsors represent more than 60 countries. The University stands as a crossroads ...
08.11.2016
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ESCoP Early Career Publication Award 2016 given to dr Efthymia Kapnoula

Awarded paper: Kapnoula, E. C., & McMurray, B. (2016). Training alters the resolution of lexical interference: Evidence for plasticity of competition and inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(1), 8-30.

Congratulations!

08.11.2016
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'The Science of Consciousness'

Shanghai, China
6-9 June 2017

'The Science of Consciousness' is the world's largest and longest-running interdisciplinary conference on all aspects of the nature of conscious awareness, feelings and existence. These include how the brain produces consciousness, how consciousness can causally affect brain processes, the best empirical theories, do we ...

08.11.2016
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Three PhD fellowship positions in The International Max Planck Research School for Language Sciences, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

The International Max Planck Research School for Language Sciences is now advertising three fully funded PhD positions. PhD students receive a monthly salary for four years sufficient to cover living costs in Nijmegen. Applicants must have a Master’s degree (or expect to complete the degree before September 2017) in ...

03.11.2016
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Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology

Akko (Acre), Israel
21-23 February 2017

The aim is to bring together the large and diverse Israeli cognitive community of researchers and students in a single venue to share their research and perspectives on this rapidly advancing field.

Symposium submission dealine: 10 November 2016
Abstract submission deadline for talks and ...

28.10.2016
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The Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society

St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA
19-24 May 2017 

The Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS) is a gathering of more than 2,000 vision researchers from around the world. The VSS Annual Meeting offers attendees the opportunity to explore leading-edge science, research and technology, and to collaborate with ...

28.10.2016
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position

Institute for Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position (100%) at the Institute of Psychology of the University of Bern (Switzerland), Section Experimental Psychology and Neuropsychology. Earliest possible starting date for the position is November 1st 2016 or later.

We are seeking a ...

28.10.2016
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Cognitive Science Arena

Brixen-Bressanone, Italy
17-18 February 2017

The aim of CSA is to set a conference where young scientists can disseminate their scientific contributions in a friendly and cooperative environment with the participants challenging the scientist in a fruitful debate. In particular, highly innovative research ideas as well as “in progress” research ...

28.10.2016
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5th icCSBs - Annual International Conference on Cognitive - Social, and Behavioural Sciences

Brno, Czech Republic 
9–11 January 2017 

We are proud to inform you that scientific papers of all the previous Annual International Conference on Cognitive - Social, and Behavioural Sciences (1st icCSBs, 2nd icCSBs, 3rd icCSBs and 4th icCSBs) papers have been indexed in ISI Thomson Reuters ...

28.10.2016
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Research fellowships in human decision-making, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, Australia

The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, one of the leading schools of psychology in Australia, is seeking to appoint two outstanding individuals who can complement and extend its research strengths in decision science, understood broadly to include the psychology and cognitive neuroscience of human decision-making and the application of these ...

14.10.2016
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Postdoctoral position focused on the MEG correlates of learning The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language, San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language is offering a postdoctoral position as part of ERC-funded research project (PI: Ram Frost). The successful candidate will have a rigorous background in MEG data acquisition and analysis, a high level of independence, and a strong publication record. Knowledge of computational, behavioral ...

10.10.2016
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INPhINIT,”la Caixa” Doctoral Fellowship Programme

INPhINIT is a new doctoral fellowship programme devoted to attracting international Early-Stage Researchers to the top Spanish research centres. INPhINIT is promoted by the "la Caixa" Foundation with the aim of supporting the best scientific talent and fostering innovative and high-quality research in Spain by recruiting outstanding international students and ...

05.10.2016
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Call for Psychonomic Society 2017 Collaborative Symposium

The Psychonomic Society invites proposals to fund a collaborative symposium between the Psychonomic Society and the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP) to be held in Potsdam, Germany as part of the 20th meeting of ESCoP from September 3-6, 2017. 

Purpose

This program, created in 2015, is an initiative of ...

05.10.2016
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2017 Convention of the Association for Psychological Science

Boston, MA, USA
25-28 May 2017

The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.

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Symposium Deadline: 1 December 2016
Poster Deadline: 31 January 2017

05.10.2016
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The 2017 meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society

San Francisco, CA, USA
25-28 March 2017

Each year The Cognitive Neuroscience Society holds an annual meeting in the spring. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together researchers from around the world to share the latest studies in cognitive neuroscience. This four day event is filled with invited ...

05.10.2016
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Space and Time in the Brain

Jerusalem, Israel
6-8 December 2016

Speakers: Professors Daniel Schacter, Howard Eichenbaum, Morris Moscovitch, Brian Levine, Michael Kahana, Olaf Blanke, Arne Ekstrom, Francesca Frassinetti, Rafael Malach, Nachum Ulanovsky, Yadin Dudai, Nira Liberman, Dori Derdikman, Anat Maril, Ayelet Landau, Yonatan Loewenstein, Amir Amedi and Shahar Arzy.

Website http://www.spacetime-jbc.org/

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05.10.2016
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Winter School "Human Action Control: Current Theories and Debates"

Tübingen, Germany
13-16 February 2017

Once called the Cinderella of Psychology, research on human action control has attracted much research in the last decades within fields like Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Movement Sciences, Robotics, or Philosophy. This Winter School brings together internationally recognized experts (among others: David Rosenbaum, Bernhard ...

05.10.2016
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Lab Manger/Postdoctoral Position in Computational Neuropsychiatry and Cognitive Neuroscience Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

The Computational Neuropsychiatry Lab at the Hebrew University’s School of Medicine and the Department of Neurology at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem invite applications for a lab-manager / 3-years postdoctoral position in brain network modeling and analysis. We seek candidates with strong research backgrounds in functional MRI analysis (including classification ...

05.10.2016
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Postdoctoral Fellow Positions in Computational Neuroimaging, University of Texas, Austin, USA

We seek two outstanding individuals for postdoctoral fellow positions in computational neuroimaging as applied to special populations such as mental illness, brain injury or normal aging. The positions will be in The Department of Psychology and the Institute for Mental Health Research at the University of Texas. The postdoctoral fellows ...

13.09.2016
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Bertelson Award 2016

The 2016 Bertelson Award was given to Dr Michael Banissy.
Dr Banissy’s work is characterised by broad and exciting research. He has contributed to several diverse research areas including synaesthesia, social cognition, and face recognition. His work on mirror-touch synaesthesia is particularly novel and the links he has made ...
13.09.2016
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PhD Positions in Spain

The Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) has published the call for PhD Students 2016. The application period is from 13 to 27 September 2016.

The call offers up to 6 PhD Student positions with regard to join the BCBL within the Severo Ochoa accreditation (SEV-2015-0490).

The call also ...

09.09.2016
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The 12th World Congress on Brain Injury

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
29 March - 1 April 2017

The aim of the Congress is to provide an opportunity for establishing collegial relationships with international professionals focused on the care and/or service of persons with acquired brain injury and/or the science of brain injury research. State of the ...

09.09.2016
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Fourth Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology

Akko, Israel
21-23 February 2017

Submissions on the topics of social cognition, computational cognitive psychology, musical cognition and embodied cognition are encouraged. Two method workshops will take place immediately before the conference opening session, and after the closing session. One workshop will be dedicated to Bayesian statistics and the other ...

09.09.2016
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Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development

Budapest, Hungary
5-7 January 2017

BCCCD is the only annual conference in Europe entirely focused on cognitive development. Submissions from all areas within this field of research are welcome. Past BCCCD conferences included presentations on topics such as comparative cognition, cognitive bases of culture, conceptual learning, early social cognition, language ...

09.09.2016
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Workshop on Audio-visual Speech Processing and Language Learning

Barcelona, Spain
28-29 November 2016

This scientific meeting has been created to highlight recent research on multisensory language processing in typical and atypical populations at all stages of development. All contributions regarding the role of multisensory input (both verbal and non-verbal cues) for speech perception and production are welcome. We ...

09.09.2016
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Psychonomic Society's 57th Annual Meeting

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

17-20 November 2016

The conference is attended by researchers who perform and promote the basic science of behaviour in areas such as memory, learning, problem solving, action planning, language, and perception that connect with other fields of research. Keynote lecture: “Perception and Action in the Wild” will ...

09.09.2016
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Neuroscience 2016: The Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

San Diego, CA, USA
12-16 November 2016

The NSF 46th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, collaborate with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers. The event will include featured and special lectures by world-renowned scientists from around the ...

09.09.2016
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KogWis 2016: Space for Cognition

Bremen, Germany
26-30 September 2016

The topical focus of the KogWis 2016 is “Space for Cognition”. They particularly encourage submissions related to research on Spatial Cognition - an interdisciplinary research field concerned with the acquisition, organization, and utilization of knowledge about spatial objects and environments, be they real, virtual, or abstract ...

09.09.2016
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Workshop “First vs. Second Language Learning: From Neurobiology to Cognition”

Jerusalem, Israel
26-28 September 2016

This upcoming research workshop of the Israel Science Foundation will assemble leading researchers from around the world to examine in depth the neurobiological and cognitive processes behind first and second language learning. Invited speakers include: Eve Clark, Ovid Tzeng, Ken Pugh, Erik Thiessen, Jennifer Culbertson ...

09.09.2016
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Summer School "Consciousness: From Theory to Practice"

Bressanone, Italy
17-24 September 2016

The Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies invites for a summer school on consciousness, in Abbazia di Novacella in Bressanone. The summer school is organised by Giulio Tononi, Christof Koch, Niko Schiff, Hal Blumenfeld, Catherine Tallon-Baudry, Lucia Melloni, Antti Revonsuo, Patrik Vuilleumier, Marcello Massimini, Melanie Boly ...

09.09.2016
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Cognitive Structures: Linguistic, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Düsseldorf, Germany
15-17 September 2016

This bi-annual conference aims to cover a broad range of research on language and cognition. It is especially interested in theoretical, empirical and experimental work exploring the nature of mental representations that support natural language production/understanding, other manifestations of cognition as well as ...

09.09.2016
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2016 International Mind, Brain and Education Society Conference

Toronto, Canada
15-17 September 2016

The mission of the Society is to facilitate cross-cultural collaboration in biology, education and the cognitive and developmental sciences. As an organization, our objectives are to: improve the state of knowledge in and dialogue between education, biology, and the developmental and cognitive sciences; create and ...

09.09.2016
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Timing Research Forum

Timing Research Forum (TRF) is a new society for promoting multidisciplinary research on timing and time perception. Established in June 2016 by Argiro Vatakis and Sundeep Teki, the aim of TRF is to bring together researchers with an interest in understanding the cognitive and neural bases of temporal processing on ...

09.09.2016
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William K. And Katherine W. Estes Fund 2017 - request for proposals

The William K. and Katherine W. Estes Fund invites proposals to fund advanced training opportunities in mathematical and computational modelling for psychological science in summer schools or focused workshops. Topics in which the Estes Fund Committee is particularly interested include cognitive architectures, Bayesian approaches to perception and concept formation, machine ...

09.09.2016
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Assistant Professor in Cognitive Science, University of British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada

The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver campus invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in cognitive psychology, which will begin 1st July 2017. Candidates must hold a PhD before starting the position. We welcome applications from candidates whose work focuses on ...

09.09.2016
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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, USA

The Department of Psychology at Knox College is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology beginning Fall 2017. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred but ABD candidates will be considered. Successful candidates will have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching at ...

09.09.2016
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Assistant Professor position in Applied Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Utah, USA

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Applied Cognitive Neuroscience at the assistant professor level. We welcome applications from any area of cognitive psychology with a strong theory-based research program that employs neuroscientific methods. We especially welcome applicants who conduct research in both the laboratory ...

09.09.2016
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Post-Doc Position in Human Neuroscience and Visual Cognition Lab, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

The lab is headed by Dr. Assaf Harel and investigates high-level vision and its neural substrates. We are particularly interested in how visual recognition occurs in real-world settings and adopt a neuroergonomic approach to study the applied aspects of high-level vision. The position is fully funded for two years. The ...

19.08.2016
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Call for applications to the Mckenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the University of Melbourne

The McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowships Program aims to attract outstanding recent doctoral graduates in areas of research priority for the university and its faculties, and in particular to recruit new researchers who have the potential to build and lead cross-disciplinary collaborative research activities inside and across faculties. Applicants must have been ...

12.08.2016
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Call for applications: 10 x 2 scholarships: Philosophy of mind and cognitive science & meditation training in Mainz

Thomas Metzinger is now inviting applications for fully funded PhD scholarships at the University of Mainz, Germany.

Successful applicants will be part of the Mental Autonomy Project, a research project combining first-person and third-person methods, beginning January 2017. Specifically, two interlocked scholarships (one for an academic PhD program, one involving ...

06.08.2016
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Donders Discussions 2016

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
24-25 November 2016

The Donders Discussions is an international, two-day Cognition and Neuroscience conference by and for PhD students. It takes place in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, home of the Donders Institute. Every year, we are hosting around 200 attendees from institutes both within and outside of the ...

01.08.2016
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Six full-time positions in Ghent Univeristy

Ghent, Belgium
Ghent University invites applications for 6 Full-time position(s) as Professor in the rank of assistant professor (tenure track), associate professor or (senior) full professor with a focus on scientific research funded by the Special Research Fund (BOF).
 More info about these vacancies can be found here: 
23.07.2016
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Post-doctoral research position in cognitive development and plasticity

Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany

The Cognition & Development Lab at Goethe-University Frankfurt invites applications for a fulltime post-doctoral research position. The post-doc will work on a research project funded by the DFG and run in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh (Dr. Nicolas Chevalier). The focus of the project is on the ...

12.07.2016
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The 18th biennal conference of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (ECDP2017)

Utrecht, the Netherlands
29 August - 1 September 2017

Preconference workshops on the 28th and 29th of August.

Please see the website and the attached poster for more information: www.ecdp2017.nl

30.05.2016
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Post-doctoral research positions in The Social Mind and Body Group (Somby)

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

The Social Mind and Body Group (Somby) at Central European University (CEU), Budapest, invites applications for post-doctoral research positions. The positions are funded through three different ERC grants (ERC Consolidator grant on “Joint action expertise: behavioral, cognitive, and neural mechanisms for joint action learning” led ...
05.05.2016
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Post-doc Position at University of Fribourg

Switzerland 

The purpose of the position is to assist with research associated with a project funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council on working memory that involves a collaboration between teams in Switzerland, in Edinburgh and in the USA (Missouri). The post-doc collaborator will be under the supervision ...

03.05.2016
ESCOP

Post-doc Position in Visual Science

Bar Ilan University, Israel

Our new Visual Science and Optometry department in Bar Ilan is seeking highly motivated individuals for post-doc, PhD and MSc studies, to be involved in exciting research in visual sciences from brain and cognition mechanisms supporting visual perception, to retinal research. Our research involves multiple research ...

03.05.2016
ESCOP

Post-doc Position in Early Mathematics Development

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

A postdoctoral research position is anticipated in the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University working in the research group led by Dr. Bethany Rittle-Johnson. The position is to help lead a new study exploring the roles of pattern and spatial skills in ...

07.04.2016
ESCOP

International Convention of Psychological Science

Vienna, Austria
23-25 March 2017 

International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) is designed to stimulate integrative scientific advances in psychological science and related disciplines. Increasingly, challenges in psychological science can be met only by boundary-spanning investigations that utilize diverse methods and multiple levels of analysis. Such efforts require collaboration across ...

02.04.2016
ESCOP

Post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin

We (Ed Hubbard and Percival Matthews) are looking to recruit a post-doctoral fellow with an anticipated start date of July 1, for an NIH R01-funded longitudinal behavioral and fMRI study of fractions processing (project summary below) in our labs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

This study will test this hypothesis ...

29.03.2016
ESCOP

Embodied and Situated Language Processing

Villarrica/Pucón, Chile
6-9 October 2016

The ESLP aims to bring together researchers working on the interaction of language and visual/motor processing in embodied, situated, and language-for-action research traditions.

We invite submissions both for oral and poster presentations. For this version of ESLP, we encourage and particularly welcome ...
14.03.2016
ESCOP

15th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop

Philadelphia, USA
8-9 August 2015

Contemporary Neural Network Models:  Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognition, funded by the W. K. & K. W. Estes Fund, Google DeepMind and the Rumelhart Emergent Cognitive Functions Fund and organized by: Jay McClelland, Stefan Frank & Daniel Mirman.
 
500-Word Abstracts and Applications to Attend Due: April ...
14.03.2016
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Research Master's programme in Cognitive Neuroscience, Language and Communication Specialisation

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Are you fascinated by the uniquely human capacity of language and by how our brains support our ability to communicate with each other? Do you want to learn how to do cutting-edge research in this domain? If so, this Master ...
14.03.2016
ESCOP

The European Working Memory Symposium

The European Working Memory Symposium (EWOMS) is a regular satellite meeting of ESCoP which takes place every two years. The EWOMS-VIII meeting will take place from August 31 to September 2 at the University of Liège in Belgium. The conference theme will be "Cognitive and neural models of working ...
10.03.2016
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ESCoP Thematic Meeting: The European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition

The European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition (EWIC 2016) is a biennial meeting that has provided invaluable opportunities for many scientists to exchange their views and findings in the domain of mental imagery and cognition since its beginning in Orsay (France) in 1986.

This scientific meeting is devoted to the ...

03.03.2016
ESCOP

A call for papers on the topic of: Domain-general factors influencing numerical and arithmetic processing in the Journal of Numerical Cognition

Submissions to this special issue of the Journal of Numerical Cognition, guest-edited by André Knops (Humboldt University, Germany), Hans-Christoph Nuerk (University of Tuebingen, Germany) and Silke Goebel (University of York, UK), are now welcome (Deadline: 30 April 2016). The aim of this special issue is to assemble current research on ...

02.03.2016
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ESCoP Summer School 2016 on “Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Cognition”

Most areas of cognitive psychology have recognized the power of computational and mathematical models and have embraced their benefits to rigorous theorizing. One illustration of this trend is the growing popularity of Bayesian approaches to cognitive modelling.

This powerful trend comes, however, at a cost: The complexity of models and ...

22.02.2016
ESCOP

2016 Psychonomic Society Early Career Award Call for Nominations

The Psychonomic Society Early Career Award was established as an annual award to honor the distinguished research accomplishments of our early career members and fellows. Each year, up to four awardees will be named. One nominee, whose research is closest to the areas of perception and attention, will receive the ...

22.02.2016
ESCOP

European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition

Paris, France
6-8 June 2016
For its 30th anniversary, the next European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition comes back in France and takes place in Paris the 6, 7 and 8 th June 2016. This scientific meeting is devoted to the study of the various forms of mental imagery (e ...
22.02.2016
ESCOP

Master's program in Cognitive Neuroscience of Language - BCBL, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language

Cognitive Neuroscience arises from coordinating efforts in such different areas as cognitive psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, neuropsychology, and computer science with technological advances in the fields of neuroimaging and computing. This interdisciplinary venture aims to discover the brain mechanisms that underlie psychological processes such as language.

The Master’s program is ...

10.02.2016
ESCOP

Postdoctoral position at the Department of Experimental and Applied Psychology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for a 1-year project on cognitive control. 
The project will be supervised by Eva Van den Bussche (Vrije Universiteit Brussel; http://homepages.vub.ac.be/~evdbussc/ and http://copsresearchgroup.be/) and Tom Verguts (Universiteit Gent; http://users.ugent.be/~tverguts/).
The supervisors ...
15.01.2016
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Ph.D. position at Regensburg University, Germany

We are looking for a Ph.D. student for a period of three years (starting 2016) to join a DFG funded project, “Training Executive Functions: Lessons Learned from Prefrontal Cortex Physiology” supervised by Prof. Gesine Dreisbach (Regensburg-University, Germany) and Prof. Nachshon Meiran (Ben-Gurion-University, Israel).  Applicants must hold an MA in ...

07.01.2016
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Conference on Multilingualism (COM) 2016

Ghent, Belgium
11-13 September 2016

The Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPPW) at Ghent University is organising the Conference on Multilingualism 2016. The conference will take place from 11th September to 13th September 2016 in the centre of historic Ghent, in Belgium. The call is now open for oral ...
07.01.2016
ESCOP

CEU Summer School – Understanding communication and understanding minds: the role of metarepresentation

Budapest, Hungary
27 June – 2 July 2016

The Department of Cognitive Science at Central European University in Budapest is inviting applications for a summer school.

It has long been recognized that the human capacity for metarepresentation is at the basis for our proclivity to cooperate and communicate. However, the relationship ...

08.12.2015
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VIII. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science

Dubrovnik, Croatia
28 April - 1 May 2016

It is our pleasure to invite you to the VIII. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DUCOG), on "Comparative Cognition, from Ethology to Cognitive Science". The conference will take place on 28 April - 1 May 2016, in the Center for Advanced Studies of Dubrovnik ...

05.12.2015
ESCOP

Two scholarships for doctoral projects in the Berlin School of Mind and Brain

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is happy to announce the availability of two scholarships for doctoral projects to be worked on under the supervision of Professor Vittorio Gallese, Einstein Visiting Fellow at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain 2016-2018, and Professor Michael Pauen, Berlin School of Mind ...
25.11.2015
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PhD fellowship positions at The International Max Planck Research School for Language Sciences

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) is now recruiting to fill three PhD fellowship positions. 
PhD projects are fully funded for four years. PhD students receive a monthly salary sufficient to cover living costs in Nijmegen.
Applicants must have a Master’s degree ...
24.11.2015
ESCOP

Postdoctoral positions at the Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language

Postdoctoral positions at the BCBL- Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) www.bcbl.eu (Center of excellence Severo Ochoa)

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) offers postdoctoral positions in three main broad areas or research ...
24.11.2015
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Assistant Academic Staff at Ghent University

For the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences , we are looking for a full-time post-doctoral assistant within the department Experimental Psychology (PP02).

About Ghent University

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 7,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration ...

18.08.2015
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IWORDD: International Workshop On Reading and Developmental Dyslexia 2016

Bilbao, Spain
5 - 7 May 2016

As part of its scientific activities, the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (www.bcbl.eu) with the UPV-EHU are pleased to announce the second edition of IWORDD: International Workshop On Reading and Developmental Dyslexia. 

Our aim with this workshop is to promote ...

14.08.2015
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Fifth Implicit Learning Seminar

Lancaster, UK
23-25 June 2016

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/implicit-learning-seminar

The study of implicit and explicit learning plays a central role in the cognitive sciences. The 2016 Implicit Learning Seminar will bring together leading researchers from a variety of backgrounds (cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, computer science) who share an ...

03.07.2015
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PhD position in Cognitive Psychology at Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University invites applications for a fully funded PhD position.

Title of the project: Empirical investigations of the sensory-motor account of vision – How action planning affects perception

Principal Investigator: Prof Michael Ziessler

Duration: 3 years

Entry: October 2015

Application deadline for full applications: 16th September 2015

Funding includes ...

03.07.2015
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Ph.D. or Post-doc Position at University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

An assistant position attached to the chair of Prof. Valérie Camos will be opened on 1st November 2015 at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. This position could be fulfilled either as a PhD or a Post-doc position.

Research project

Prof. Camos develops, in collaboration with ...

08.06.2015
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PhD program at the University of Milano-Bicocca

The PhD program in Psychology, Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Milano-Bicocca offers 9 PhD positions (three-year program beginning in November 2015) all of which are supported by a scholarship. The University is young, dynamic, and ready to make its contribution to cultural, socio-economic and technical development: research ...

08.06.2015
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PhD position in Language Development at the Psychological Sciences Research Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

PhD position in Language Development at the Psychological Sciences Research Institute (IPSY), Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
PhD position - Full Time - 4 years
Prof. Arnaud Szmalec (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium) and Prof. Steve Majerus (Université de Liège, Belgium) invite applications for a PhD research position investigating 'The ...
30.05.2015
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PhD position open in Cognitive Neuroscience

PhD position open in Cognitive Neuroscience The Brainlab – Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group [www.ub.edu/brainlab] invites applications for a 3-year PhD studentship commencing the fall 2015.

The PhD thesis will be carried out within the BrainLab research line of predictive processes in motor-sensory interactions [http://www.ub.edu/brainlab ...

13.05.2015
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Ph.D. Position [Full time – 3 years] in Cognitive Development

Prof. Valérie Camos (Université de Fribourg – Suisse) and Prof. Agnès Blaye (Université de Marseille – France) invite applications for a Ph.D. position in a project on ‘goal setting in working memory: its critical role in preschoolers’ at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Working memory (WM ...

04.05.2015
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PhD program at the University of Padova

The School of Psychology at the University of Padova offers 12 PhD positions (three-year program beginnning in October 2015) all of which supported by a scholarship. The University of Padova is one of the oldest in Europe and has a long history of excellent research in the field of Psychology ...

04.05.2015
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Twelve Early Stage Researcher positions: Understanding and predicting developmental language abilities and disorders in multilingual Europe (PredictAble)

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN) “PredictAble” invites applications for twelve positions for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs), available from September 1st, 2015. The network studies the cognitive mechanisms that underlie typical and atypical development of spoken and written language taking a cross-linguistic perspective with a unique and ...

23.04.2015
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Survey on benchmarks for working memory models

Klaus Oberauer, Stephan Lewandowsky, and the working-memory benchmarks team invite all members of ESCoP to take part in an online survey to evaluate potential benchmark findings on working memory. The aim of this project is to put together a set of benchmark findings in that field, that is, findings that ...

03.04.2015
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Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology at Liverpool Hope University

The Department of Psychology is a strong academic department with challenging teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and excellent research. At undergraduate level the Department delivers innovative research-informed Psychology programmes for Single and Combined Honours students. At postgraduate level the Department offers an MSc Psychology as a conversion course ...

23.03.2015
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Psychonomic Society Early Career Award

The Psychonomic Society will confer scientific awards upon young scientists who have made significant contributions to scientific psychology early in their careers. Each year the Society will name not more than four awardees. One nominee, whose research is closest to the areas of perception and attention, will receive the Steven ...
23.03.2015
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International Summer School 2015 on "Theories and Methods in Judgment and Decision Making Research"

Tagungszentrum Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck, Germany, 9-15 August 2015 

The Application Phase is opened for theInternational Summer School 2015 on "Theories and Methods in Judgment and Decision Making Research" from August 9-15, 2015 at the Tagungszentrum Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck, Germany (close to Nuremberg).

Program:

The one-week Summer School includes keynote lectures, intensive workshops ...

13.03.2015
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Master in Cognitive Neuroscience of Language – BCBL

Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language 

The Master's program aims to provide specialized, comprehensive and rigorous training in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. The Master's program includes core courses (theoretical and methodological), advanced elective courses, and a research-based project at the end of the program. Students learn ...

13.03.2015
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Open PhD position at RWTH Aachen University, Aachen

We have an open research associate position to fill at the laboratory for Cognitive and Experi-mental Psychology at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Salary will be according to TVL-13; 65%. The position is limited to three years and is intended for candidates seeking a PhD. Starting date is approximately June, 1 ...

12.03.2015
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Call for 2016 Special Issue Proposals

Deadline: 1 April 2015

The Journal of Cognitive Psychology (JCP) invites proposals for a special issue on a topic related to the focus of JCP: all areas of research in cognitive psychology, including research that adopts a neuroscience approach to human functioning are appropriate. Special issues provide an excellent opportunity ...

21.02.2015
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Workshop on Bilingualism and Executive Function. An Interdisciplinary Approach

New York City, USA, 18-19 May 2015

Date: 18-19 May 2015, Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Place:  CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Ave, New York City)

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, with the generous support of the ...

18.02.2015
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New Directions in Implicit and Explicit Language Learning

Lancaster, UK, 10-11 June 2015

The study of implicit and explicit learning plays a central role in the cognitive sciences. This two-day symposium will bring together leading researchers from a variety of disciplines (cognitive psychology, linguistics, second language research, cognitive neuroscience, and education) in order to critically appraise the role ...

18.02.2015
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2015 meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS)

Brussels, Belgium, 28 May 2015

The annual BAPS conference is open for researchers and students conducting research on all aspects of psychology. This year we have two invited keynote speakers. Our first speaker is Natalie Sebanz (Central European University Hungary), who will speak about "Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms of Joint ...

03.02.2015
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2015 Oswald-Külpe-Prize for the Experimental Study of Higher Mental Processes

 

 Honoring the great tradition of the Würzburg School of Psychology and its founder Oswald Külpe, the University of Würzburg invites nominations for its Oswald-Külpe-Prize, which is conferred biennially in a special ceremony. 

The purpose of the award is to recognize exceptional scientific contributions to the experimental ...

02.02.2015
Marta Siedlecka

Honorary Doctorate for Professor Michel Denis

On behalf of the ESCoP Committee we would like to congratulate ESCoP member Michel Denis on being awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) by the University of La Laguna (Canary Islands, Spain). Michel Denis is an emeritus senior research scientist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, a ...

29.12.2014
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Memrise Prize competition

Psychologists from the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London (UCL) have launched a unique international competition, with a $10,000 prize, to find the best way of tackling a memory problem faced by millions of people every day, namely how best to learn foreign language vocabulary ...
22.12.2014
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ESCoP Symposium at the International Convention of Psychological Science

Implicit Learning: Mechanisms, Computations and Systems

Co-Chairs: Paul J. ReberNorthwestern University & Axel CleeremansUniversité Libre de Bruxelles

Speakers: 

Beat MeierInstitute of Psychology and Center for Cognition, Learning and Memory, University of Bern: Necessary and sufficient conditions for implicit sequence learning: Evidence from a task sequence learning paradigm

Barbara ...

16.12.2014
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6th International Conference on Spatial Cognition: Space and Situated Cognition (ICSC 2015)

Rome, Italy, 7-11 September, 2015
Abstract submission for the "6th International Conference on Spatial Cognition" (ICSC 2015) is now open and participation is encouraged. The conference will be devoted to "Space and Situated Cognition", exploring the links between the general topic of the conference and an emergent paradigm of cognitive ...
10.12.2014
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Announcing the launch of the Journal of Numerical Cognition

A warm welcome from the Journal of Numerical Cognition, which is now open for submissions.    
http://jnc.psychopen.eu/index.php/jnc/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions

You might be asking yourself: why is there a need for (yet another) new journal? Despite the number of current publication outlets that already exist ...
28.11.2014
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3 PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences is recruiting to fill 3 PhD positions.

The call for applications is now open. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 20 January 2015. Start date for the successful candidates will be 1 September 2015. 

You will find all information about ...

26.11.2014
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12th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics

Valencia, Spain 1-4 July 2015
We are proud to announce that the 12th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics will take place in Valencia, Spain (July 1-4, 2015). The call for abstracts is now open!

As in previous editions of this biennial conference (e.g., 2011 @ BCBL-San Sebastian; 2013 @ Tenerife), this will ...
24.11.2014
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The Master in Brain and Cognition, Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Brain and Cognition being offered at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona Spain (http://www.upf.edu/mbc/) opens the rolling application period from 24 November to 26 June, 2015. The core of the master's programme is composed of the research groups at UPF's Center for ...
24.11.2014
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PhD-position ‘Social Thermoregulation' (Clinical Psychology), VU University Amsterdam

VU University Amsterdam is one of the leading institutions for higher education in Europe and aims to be inspiring, innovative, and committed to societal welfare. It comprises twelve faculties and has teaching facilities for 25,000 students. 
 
The Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology (FPP) offers a range of Bachelor and ...
29.10.2014
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Post-doctoral position in Cognitive Neuroscience

Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the Center for Research in Cognition & Neurosciences (CRCN) at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. The position is covered by an Interuniversity Attraction Poles (IAP) project funded by the Belgian Science Policy Office (Belpso). The whole project, coordinated by Axel ...
29.10.2014
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Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology at Liverpool Hope University (UK)

The Department of Psychology is a strong academic department with challenging teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and excellent research. At undergraduate level the Department delivers innovative research-informed Psychology programmes for Single and Combined Honours students. At postgraduate level the Department offers an MSc Psychology as a conversion course ...

16.10.2014
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International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning

San Sebastian, Spain, 25-27 June 2015
We are pleased to announce the *International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning*. The conference will take place in San Sebastian, Spain,June 25-27, 2015. The conference website is now live: http://www.bcbl.eu/events/statistical-learning/en/
The conference will discuss statistical ...
22.09.2014
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PhD position in the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center (CIMCYC) in Granada (Spain)

We are looking for a highly motivated student to enroll in a 4 year PhD program (or 3 yr PhD +  1 yr postdoc) in the the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center (CIMCYC; http://cimcyc.ugr.es/), a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary building which includes several research groups working on different topics ...

09.09.2014
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Post-doctoral position in Cognitive Neuroscience

Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the Speech Acquisition and

Perception Group (SAP), led by Núria Sebastián Gallés, at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). The

position is covered by a European Research Council Advanced grant on Mechanisms of cognitive control

and language learning ...

09.09.2014
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Inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 12-14 March 2015

Call for Submissions Deadline Approaching

Symposium Deadline: 17 September 2014

Poster Deadline: 30 September 2014 

The Association for Psychological Science and the members of the Initiative for Integrative Psychological Science invite the international community of psychological scientists and related disciplines to a major new ...

04.09.2014
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ESCoP Bertelson Award

Bertelson Award 2015 goes to Zaira Cattaneo.

Every two years an outstanding young scientist receives the Paul Bertelson Award for making a significant contribution to European Cognitive Psychology. In response to our call we received excellent nominations. A committee consisting of  Jonathan Grainger, Avishai Henik, Andrea Kiesel  and Stephen Monsell ...

04.09.2014
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ESCoP Early Career Publication Award

The ESCoP Early Career Stimulus Award was awarded to Kobe Desender (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). The awarded paper is: Feeling the Conflict: The Crucial Role of Conflict Experience in Adaptation (Psychological Science, 25(3), 675-683).

For the Early Career publication Award, ESCoP received 9 proposals, among which one was disqualified, due ...

12.07.2014
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Berlin School of Mind and Brain TRAVEL AWARDS

M&B TRAVEL AWARDS 2014 — COME AND VISIT US 15-18 OCTOBER 2014!

The School is delighted to announce a limited number of travel awards for students who are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the School.
Though applications for all other M&B topics will be considered ...
12.05.2014
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1 Postdoctoral position in Bilingualism in the BCBL

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) offers 1 postdoctoral position in Bilingualism to work on the research project “Learning to read in two alphabets: typical development and reading disorders”

The position has a term of appointment of 3 years with a possible ...

01.04.2014
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2 Postdoctoral positions in Bilingualism in the BCBL (AThEME collaborative research project)

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) offers 2 postdoctoral positions in Bilingualism to work on the collaborative research project AThEME – “Advancing the European Multilingual Experience” funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme that comprises 16 Research partners (universities, research centers and ...
31.03.2014
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Call for nominations for the Committee members

At the end of this year, Valerie Camos and Stephen Monsell will end their terms and leave the Committee. Accordingly, two new committee members must be elected. At the same time Jonathan Grainger will become ESCoP President leaving the President-elect position vacant. We invite all full members to nominate candidates ...
30.03.2014
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Master in Brain and Cognition at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

A new, one-year Master in Brain and Cognition will begin its activities in the Academic Year 2014-15 in Barcelona, Spain, organized by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (http://www.upf.edu/mbc/).

The core of the master's programme is composed of the research groups at UPF's Center for Brain ...

27.03.2014
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Interdisciplinary PhD Scholarship

Roskilde University (RUC) invites applications for a 3 year PhD scholarship jointly financed by RUC and the research project Hybrid-Logical Proofs at Work in Cognitive Psychology, which is funded by the Velux Foundation (veluxfoundation.dk). The goal of this project is to use formal logic to investigate psychological reasoning tests ...
14.03.2014
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Third European Summer School on “Computational Modeling of Cognition with Applications to Society”

Laufen, Germany,  27 July – 10 August 2014

Venue: Kapuzinerhof:  http://www.kapuzinerhof.de/

Funding: Volkswagen Foundation

 Applications are now being considered (until 30 April 2014)

To apply and for further details: http://cmss2014.org/

Faculty:

    • Stephan Lewandowsky (University of Bristol, UK) 
    • Adele Diederich (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
    • Jörg Rieskamp ...
14.03.2014
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2-years postdoc, Andalucia

The Andalucia’s government (Spain) has just announced a 2-year postdoc grant with excellent conditions to carry out research in south Spain (http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/economiainnovacionyciencia/talentia/?q=node/11787).

The grant consists of a 24 months contract including:
1)     Gross salary: 52295.34 euros
2)     Travelling allowance: (total ...
12.02.2014
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Seventh European Working Memory Symposium (EWOMS-7)

Edinburgh, Scotland, September 2-4, 2014
The Seventh European Working Memory Symposium (EWOMS-7) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland from the 2nd to the 4th September 2014. The main focus will be on Working Memory: Theory and Application.

The EWOMS-7 website is now open to accept submissions of abstracts for talks ...
08.02.2014
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Embodied and Situated Language Processing (ESLP) 2014

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, August 19-21, 2014
The meetings aim to bring together researchers working on the interaction of language and visual/motor processing in embodied, situated and language-for-action research traditions. A further goal is to unite converging and complementary evidence from behavioral, neuroscientific, computational, and neuropsychological methods.
Keynote speakers: Michael ...
30.01.2014
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Master in Cognitive Neuroscience of Language - BCBL, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language

The Master's program aims to provide specialized, comprehensive and rigorous training in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. The Master's program includes core courses (theoretical and methodological), advanced elective courses, and a research-based project at the end of the program. 
The Master’s program is aimed at university graduates ...
16.01.2014
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Postdoc Opportunity in Language Development at NTU - Singapore

postdoc opportunity at Nanyang Technological University.  The 2014 CLASS postdoctoral fellowship has a closing date of Feb 3, 2014.
http://cohass.ntu.edu.sg/Research/Pages/PostdoctoralFellowships2014.aspx

The call is College-wide, with many possible areas of research. The candidate applicant should indicate which areas they are interested in, and ...
07.01.2014
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VI Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science, Language and Conceptual Development

Dubrovnik, Croatia22-24 May 2014

Location: Center for Advanced Academic Studies (CAAS), Dubrovnik, Croatia

Deadline: February 17th 

Participants are invited to submit their work as a poster. Abstract submission is open

Chairs: Judit Gervain & Ágnes Melinda Kovács 

Invited speakers

Lisa Feigenson and Justin Halberda 
Department of Psychological and Brain ...

23.12.2013
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Marie Curie PhD scholarships at the Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen

Applications are invited for two PhD positions at the Department of Psychology (University of Copenhagen) under the EC project INDIREA (Marie Curie Initial Training Network: Individualized diagnostics and rehabilitation for attentional disorders). General conditions for the positions are described on the website www.psy.ox.ac.uk/indirea. The positions ...

16.12.2013
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Request for unpublished data for a meta-analysis

Together with Agneta Fischer, University of Amsterdam, and Judith Hall, Northeastern University, we are conducting a meta-analysis on gender differences in experienced and expressed discrete emotions (i.e., anger, contempt, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, shame, surprise, pride)

While we are attempting to ensure that all the published studies on this ...
16.12.2013
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Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Bristol

Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol. The post is associated with a three-year research project entitled “The easyNet system for implementing and visualizing cognitive models”, which is supported by a grant from the Leverhulme Trust. The project ...

03.12.2013
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4 PhD fellowship positions, International Max Planck Research School for Language Sciences

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences is recruiting to fill 4 PhD fellowship positions.

The call for applications is now open. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 15 January 2013. Start dates for the successful candidates will be 1 September 2013.

You will find all proper ...

03.12.2013
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PhD position, reward processing and cognitive control, Ghent University

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student for a 4-year position at the Dept. of Experimental Psychology under the supervision of Ruth Krebs and Nico Boehler. One central focus of our labs is the investigation of the interaction between reward processing and cognitive control (see http://users.ugent.be ...
23.11.2013
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The 14th European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition

Paphos, Cyprus, 18-20 June 2014

The European Workshop of Imagery and Cognition (EWIC) is a scientific meeting that takes place biennially since 1986. It is devoted to the study of the various forms of mental imagery (e.g., visual, auditory, and motor imagery) as well as related topics (e.g ...

19.11.2013
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28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

Paris, France, 8th - 13th July 2014

Key information:

04.11.2013
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International Workshop on Learning and Memory Consolidation

San Sebastian, Spain, July 10-12th, 2014

As part of its wider scientific and knowledge-transfer activities, the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (www.bcbl.eu) is delighted to announce a workshop dedicated to the mechanisms of learning and memory consolidation.

Our aim is to provide a multidisciplinary platform to ...

29.10.2013
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Faculty position, Professor of Psychology, University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor (from August 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure after satisfactory completion of their second three-year contract.  Outstanding candidates may be considered for a tenured position on appointment)
The ...
17.10.2013
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Berlin School of Mind and Brain – Apply now for 2014!

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international and interdisciplinary graduate research school that offers a three-year doctoral degree program in English. The School was established in 2006 as part of Germany’s Excellence Initiative for German universities. 

It is the Berlin School of Mind and Brain’s ...
16.09.2013
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Post-doctoral position in psycholinguistics at Ghent University

Reference:  PP02 2013/02/1 

See:  http://www.ugent.be/nl/actueel/vacatures/aap/pp02dadec2013.htm for the Dutch-language version of the announcement.

The Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium, is offering a post-doctoral position in psycholinguistics. The earliest possible start date is ...

09.07.2013
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Postdoctoral Research Position, Université Paris Descartes & CNRS

Due to a project member moving to a tenured faculty position, a postdoctoral research position became available for 2 years in a project funded by the ERC (European Research Council). The position is based at the Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception (CNRS & Université Paris Descartes, http://lpp.psycho.univ-paris5.fr ...

07.06.2013
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Three vacancies in psycholinguistics (two pre-­‐docs, one post-­‐doc)

The interface between memory and language in multilingualism

We offer three positions in psycholinguistics in connection to the project “the interface between memory and language in multilingualism”.This project investigates language processing in a first and second language and its relation with memory processes. The project is unique because of ...

07.06.2013
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Two PhD ESRC Studentships on the Neural Basis of Adult Second Language Learning

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Applications are invited from students with a background in linguistics, psychology or neuroscience for two four-year ESRC-funded multi-disciplinary studentships on the neural basis of adult second language learning. The studentship will be based in Cambridge and jointly supervised by Dr John ...

14.05.2013
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Symposium "Cognitive and Affective Control"

Ghent, Belgium, 13th June 2013

Speakers: Jelle Demanet, Gesine Dreisbach, Tobias Egner, Ruth Krebs, Richard Ridderinkhof, Massimo Silvetti & Birgit Stürmer.

 

Poster session + reception after the final talk.

Location:

Building "Het Pand", room “Rector Vermeylen”, 2nd floor.

Onderbergen 1, Ghent (Belgium)

(http://www.ugent.be/het-pand/en/accessibility)

 

For additional ...

10.05.2013
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PhD position in Cognitive Control and Language Learning

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD research position in the Speech Acquisition and Perception Group (SAP), led by Nuria Sebastian Galles, at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). The position is covered by a European Research Council Advanced grant on Mechanisms of cognitive control and language learning (project number 323961 ...

10.05.2013
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Post-doctoral position in Cognitive Control and Language Learning

Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the Speech Acquisition and Perception Group (SAP), led by Nuria Sebastian Galles, at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). The position is covered by a European Research Council Advanced grant on Mechanisms of cognitive control and language learning (project number 323961 ...

27.04.2013
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Full professor Experimental Psychology: Perception and Cognition (1.0 fte) at Utrecht University, the Netherlands

The chair focuses on multidisciplinary research and teaching on perception and cognition. The desired perspective emphasizes visual perception in interaction with the overarching functions of attention, memory, and executive control. The theoretical focus is on developing, testing and extending models of the visual system as it interacts with other aspects ...

28.02.2013
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Summer school: Bilingual minds, bilingual machines

Plymouth, UK, 24th - 28th June 2013
Cognition Institute, Plymouth University, 24th-28th June 2013
Call for applications (participation and supported places)

The young human brain copes remarkably well with two or more languages, with early bilingualism often resulting in perfect parallel proficiency. In contrast, automatic translation and language recognition systems remain ...
15.02.2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neonatal and Infant Lab, Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova Italy**

Outstanding candidates are invited to apply for a two years postdoctoral fellowship in  "Cognitive proceses and their neural bases in early infancy" at University of Padova

   The fellow will work with professor Francesca Simion on one or more projects concerning the origin and development of the social brain and its ...

15.02.2013
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Workshop on Infant Language Development (WILD)

San Sebastian, Spain, 20th - 22nd June 2013

We would like to invite you to first Workshop on Infant Language Development (WILD), organized by the BCBL - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (www.bcbl.eu).

The overarching goal of WILD is to bring together scientists with different perspectives ...

10.02.2013
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symposium on Questionable Research Practices - videos now available

Beyond Questionable Research Practices: Symposium on Good Research Practice in Behavioral Sciences
The videos with the symposium presentations are now available at: http://movingbeyond-qrp.be/videos

24.01.2013
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Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2013

The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize awards outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all disciplinesaiming at the improvement of young people’s development and perspectives worldwide. The prize is endowed with 1 Mio. Swiss Francs, of which 900’000 Swiss Francs are for use in a research project, 100 ...

15.01.2013
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IWORDD- International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia

San Sebastian, Spain, 30 May - 1st June 2013

We would like to invite you to the IWORDD- International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia, organized by the  BCBL - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (www.bcbl.eu).

Our aim with this workshop is to promote exchange of ideas between ...

13.01.2013
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International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control - extended deadline

Krakow, Poland, 15-17 May 2013 

The deadline for submission of abstracts to the International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control has been extended to February 1, 2013.  For additional details, see previous news.

Important Information and Deadlines: 
Web Site:  
www.blcc2013.langusta.edu.pl 
Meeting Email:  
blccworkshop@gmail.com  

Submission ...

19.12.2012
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International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control

Krakow, Poland, 15-17 May 2013 

Call for abstracts 
We are pleased to announce the first International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control to take place from the 15th to the 17th of May, 2013 in Krakow, Poland. The workshop will be hosted at the Jagiellonian University Guesthouse (http://www.dg ...

19.12.2012
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Research Fellow at the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow to participate in an extensive research project that focuses on the cognitive and neural mechanisms allowing humans to change their behaviour. This ERC (European Research Council) funded post is available ...

19.12.2012
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PhD position at Department of Experimental and Applied Psychology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student for a 4-year project on the role of consciousness in cognitive control. The project will be supervised by Eva Van den Bussche (Vrije Universiteit Brussel;http://homepages.vub.ac.be/~evdbussc/) in collaboration with Tom Verguts (Universiteit Gent;http://users.ugent.be ...

12.12.2012
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Interactions Between Space, Time and Number: 20 Years of Research

Paris, France, 26 February, 2013

Why are the concepts of number, space, and time so tightly intertwined? Are babies and even animals innately equipped for thinking about them as related magnitudes?

How are these interactions modified by culture and education? What are the brain mechanisms underlying them?

Twenty years after ...

05.12.2012
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10th Biennial meeting of The Society for Applied Research in Memory & Cognition (SARMAC)

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 26-29 June, 2013

The Society for Applied Research in Memory & Cognition (SARMAC) invites submissions for its 10th Biennial meeting to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 26-29, 2013. SARMAC welcomes submissions for papers, symposia, or posters in any area of applied research on memory and cognition ...

02.12.2012
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Professorship in General and Cognitive Psychology, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria

The Department of Psychology of the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria invites applications for a full Professorship in General and Cognitive Psychology beginning by March, 2013 and limited till January 31, 2017. Applications from researchers in judgment and decision making and related areas are especially encouraged.

Qualifications for appointment include the ...

02.12.2012
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4 PhD fellowship positions at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences is recruiting to fill 4 PhD fellowship positions

The call for applications is now open. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 15 January 2013. Start dates for the successful candidates will be 1 September 2013.

You will find all proper ...

01.12.2012
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Elections for the President-Elect and Committee members

The elections have been completed. It is our pleasure to announce that Jonathan Grainger (Université d'Aix-Marseille) has been elected as a new President - Elect. Francesca Peressotti (University of Padua), Marc Brysbaert (Ghent University) and Avishai Henik (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) have been elected as a new committee ...

06.11.2012
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V. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science "Sleep, neural oscillations and cognition"

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 16-19 May 2013

The Central European Cognitive Science Association (CECOG) launches its fifth international conference in the historical town of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DuCog) is a small-medium size annual conference with up to 100 participants. Every year, a specific topic is covered by ...

02.10.2012
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Summer School in Cognitive Linguistics

Bangor University, UK, 22 - 26 July 2013

The Summer School in Cognitive Linguistics is a one-week international programme, to take place at Bangor University between July 22-26, 2013. The Summer School will consist of 16 courses on topics in cognitive linguistics, taught by leading researchers in the field, as well ...

01.10.2012
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Two Tenure Track Positions in Cognitive Psychology at Syracuse University

As part of our multiyear hiring plan, the Department of Psychology at Syracuse University invites applications for two full time tenure-track positions in Cognitive Psychology to join the Cognition, Brain, & Behavior (CBB) area. In addition to CBB, the department includes research emphases in school, social, and clinical health. The department ...

10.08.2012
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11th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 20 – 23 March 2013

Keynote speakers:
Marta Kutas - University of California, San Diego
Alfonso Caramazza - Harvard University
Gary Dell - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION WILL OPEN ON OCTOBER 1st

The Symposium of Psycholinguistics is an international conference on any topic related to human language ...

01.08.2012
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Web based resource for working memory research

ESCoP members may be interested in a web-based resource for working memory research hosted by Lancaster University. Researchers with an interest in the topic are welcome to register with the system, which enables them to describe both their in-press and published articles, as well as contribute to discussions, information about ...
02.02.2012
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APS Postdoc Exchange

The new free and searchable APS Postdoc Exchange offers a better way to advertise postdoctoral openings to candidates across all of psychological science and related disciplines.   The Postdoc Exchange provides a more direct connection between those offering postdoctoral positions and those searching for them, something that is now often done ...