Research Group
Jürgen Jost

Contact: Email
Phone:
+49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 550

Address:
Inselstr. 22
04103 Leipzig

Administrative Assistant:
Antje Vandenberg
Email, Phone/Fax:
+49 (0) 341 - 9959
- 552
- 658

Cognition, Language and Neurosciences

Participants

External collaborators

  • Peter Dayan (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen)
  • Christian Doeller (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig)
  • Tobias Elze (Harvard University)
  • Peter Gärdenfors (Lund University)
  • Joe Lizier (The University of Sydney)
  • Gabriele Lohmann (Eberhard Karls University and Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen)
  • Jochen Triesch (FIAS)
  • Massimo Warglien (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia)

Graduate students

  • Lukas Barth (see homepage: group)
  • Janis Keck
  • Debottam Kundu (see homepage: external)
  • Michelle Roost
  • Marie Teich

Topics

  • Neural networks and models of cognition: Information processing in recurrent networks (interplay between bottom-up and top-down processes), interpretation of phenomena from cognitive psychology (visual masking, prosopagnosia,...), synchronization as neural coordination mechanism
  • Partial information decompositions
  • Theoretical neurobiology: Processing of sensory information, learning mechanisms
  • Theory of metaphors
  • Theory of consciousness
  • Spectral analysis of neuroanatomical and neurobiological networks
  • Dynamics of neurons; stochastic perturbations
  • Coding properties of neurons
  • Cognitive principles  of language
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