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Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience

Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN) is a research subdivision of HSE aiming at the development of applied and theoretical studies in the field of cognitive science and neurotechnology.

Our areas of research cover such topics as perception, communication, attention, cognitive control, memory, decision making, behavioral genetics, modeling of cognitive processes and computational neuroscience, including dynamic brain connectiomics in health and pathology.

Virtual Symposium CCCP'21 « Challenges and new approaches in Cognitive Computational (neuro)Psychiatry »

Illustration for news: We invite you to the seminar held by B-Rain Labs LLC, ITIS KFU

We invite you to the seminar held by B-Rain Labs LLC, ITIS KFU

October 21, 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

Illustration for news: We invite you to Erasmus days, where the industrial partners of iBrain - NeuroTrend, Mitsar and Fusion Agency

We invite you to Erasmus days, where the industrial partners of iBrain - NeuroTrend, Mitsar and Fusion Agency

Date: 15 October 2021 Time: 14.00 (Moscow time)

Illustration for news: Readiness to Punish Others for Selfish Behaviour Explained by Functional Brain Connections

Readiness to Punish Others for Selfish Behaviour Explained by Functional Brain Connections

The stronger the functional brain connections, the less inclined someone is to punish others for unfair behaviour. This conclusion was reached by HSE researchers following a neuroimaging experiment. Their paper ‘Wired to punish? Electroencephalographic study of the resting-state neuronal oscillations underlying third-party punishment’ was published in the journal Neuroscience.

Illustration for news: On July 1, 2021, at a meeting of the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making of the HSE University, the preliminary defence of Ph.D. thesis by Nikita Novikov on the topic "Modelling the effect of oscillations on a spiking network of working memory" will take place.

On July 1, 2021, at a meeting of the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making of the HSE University, the preliminary defence of Ph.D. thesis by Nikita Novikov on the topic "Modelling the effect of oscillations on a spiking network of working memory" will take place.

Academic supervisor: Gutkin Boris Samuel (Ph.D. Theoretical Neuroscience, Leading Research Fellow)
Beginning at 16:00.

Preliminary defense of Ph.D. thesis by Vladimir V. Kozunov

Illustration for news: What Can Make Robots More Human-like?

What Can Make Robots More Human-like?

What is affect and why is it important for humans? How can feelings be defined and what is their relation to emotions and consciousness? What might be used in making a soft robot? Professor Antonio Damasio (University of Southern California, USA) discussed these and other questions in his honorary lecture, entitled 'Feeling, Knowing, and Artificial Intelligence'.The talk was delivered on April 16 at the at the XXII April International Academic Conference held by HSE University jointly with Sberbank.

Preliminary defense of Ph.D. thesis by Aleksey Gorin

Illustration for news: On April 16, as part of the XXII April International Academic Conference, will take place a lecture by one of the most influential thinkers and neurophysiologists of our time - Antonio Damasio.

On April 16, as part of the XXII April International Academic Conference, will take place a lecture by one of the most influential thinkers and neurophysiologists of our time - Antonio Damasio.

Topic: "Feeling, Knowing and Artificial Intelligence"

Illustration for news: We invite everyone to take part in the round table, which will be held online as part of the XXII April International Academic Conference on April 13 at 17:15.

We invite everyone to take part in the round table, which will be held online as part of the XXII April International Academic Conference on April 13 at 17:15.

Topic: «(In)homogeneous (ir)rationality. How the brain makes decisions»
 Chairman / Co-chairman (Vasily Klucharev / Boris Gutkin)