Across religions, philosophies and scientific disciplines, man has sought to formulate theories of the human mind for millennia. Over the past century, technological and methodological innovations have driven the study of molecular, cellular, metabolic, haemodynamic and structural signatures of brain function at rest and during sensory and cognitive processing, as well as in disease. Meanwhile, powerful methods and influential theories of human cognition have been established within psychology, philosophy, language and sociology. These successful theories and methods can be broadly ascribed to ‘top-down’ cognition research or ‘bottom-up’ brain research. While translations among disciplines and complementary approaches are challenging, we believe that research pursuing such triangulations stands to benefit substantially in terms of convergence of ideas, synergies in research, and even cures for diseases of the human brain and disorders of the human mind.
The projects are aligned along five themes:
|New NeuroImaging Methods||Jensen, Eva B. Vedel|
|Cognition and Culture||Armin W. Geertz |
|Cognition and Memory||Berntsen, Dorthe|
|Cognition, Language and Music||Vikner, Sten|
|Integrative Neuroscience||Jensen, Troels Staehelin|