DFG Research Training Group 2660: Approach-Avoidance
"Neural mechanisms of (mal)adaptive approach and avoidance behaviour"
Includes projects on the neurodevelopment of approach and avoidance and its alterations in developmental psychiatric conditions and many other terrific projects examining approach and avoidance in mice and humans.
APPLY BY 15 AUGUST 2021
PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS - CHOOSE ONE OR MORE TO APPLY
The Collaborative Research Centre CRC 1287 “Limits of Variability in Language: Cognitive, Computational, and Grammatical Aspects” in Potsdam, Germany, invites applications for 10 positions for PhD candidates and Postdocs available from July 2021 for a duration of four years.
The CRC provides a fantastic research infrastructure including a large interdisciplinary network of researchers, its own graduate school (successful PhD candidates and Postdocs automatically become members of the MGK - Integrated Research Training Group), and funding opportunities for conference visits, summer schools, hosting international experts etc.
Applicants can apply for one or more of the following projects according to their interest and qualification.
Limited for 3 years starting as of 1.1.2022, the position entails 75% of the fulltime weekly hours. The successful applicant will work in the DFG project “Reconstructing the naïve theory of the self”, which is a collaboration of the TU Dresden and Jacobs University Bremen.
The applicant will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hommel, who is leading the behavioral studies of the project, and collaborate with Prof. Arvid Kappas and Prof. Dr. Francesco Maurelli at JU Bremen, and their research teams.
The project investigated how humans conceptualize a "self" with Turing-tests and videos of programmed and human controlled robots searching for the criteria attributing a human-like self.
You can find more detailed information in this pdf.