Perception and Memory Theory of Embodied Cognition



  • The stabilization of visibility for sequentially presented, low-contrast objects: Experiments and neural field model
    Hock, H. S., & Schöner, G.
    Journal of Vision, 23(8), 12–12
  • 2021

  • How do neural processes give rise to cognition? Simultaneously predicting brain and behavior with a dynamic model of visual working memory.
    Buss, A. T., Magnotta, V. A., Penny, W., Schöner, G., Huppert, T. J., & Spencer, J. P.
    Psychological Review, 128(2), 362–395

The Institut für Neuroinformatik (INI) is a central research unit of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. We aim to understand the fundamental principles through which organisms generate behavior and cognition while linked to their environments through sensory systems and while acting in those environments through effector systems. Inspired by our insights into such natural cognitive systems, we seek new solutions to problems of information processing in artificial cognitive systems. We draw from a variety of disciplines that include experimental approaches from psychology and neurophysiology as well as theoretical approaches from physics, mathematics, electrical engineering and applied computer science, in particular machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision.

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