News and Events

CNS Progress Reports


28/09/2020 - 09:00 to 30/09/2020 - 14:00

This year's progress reports will take place from 28.09.20 to 30.09.20 in Room 5. Everybody is welcome to attend!

PhD application: two weeks left before deadline!


16/03/2020 - 22:00 to 23:45

Still two weeks to apply for the six PhD positions available for a Cognitive Neuroscience PhD with us! More information here.

COVID-19 management and activity in the Department


12/03/2020 - 02:00

Following the authorities’ guidelines, activity in the Department is now reduced to contribute to the control of the spread of COVID-19. Please check the School guidelines here.

Nicola Binetti joins the Time Perception Lab


05/02/2020 - 09:30

Congratulations to Nicola Binetti, currently research fellow at the University College London, who was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to join the Time Perception Lab at SISSA.

Upcoming PhD defense


13/12/2019 - 10:00

We are pleased to announce the PhD thesis defense of Alessandro Toso. Two of his external reviewers, Jaime de la Rocha and Ayelet Landau, have generously agreed to give talks, making December 13 a densely packed day. The schedule is below.

Friday, December 13:

Department Welcome Day


04/11/2019 - 09:30 to 12:30

The Department Welcome Day will happen on Monday November 4th, in Room 4, 9.30-12.30.

A new publication from Cognitive Neuroscience


19/06/2019 - 18:30

In a study authored by Vahid Esmaeili and Mathew Diamond (head of SISSA's Tactile Perception and Learning Lab), rats compared the speeds of two sequential vibrissal vibrations. Neurons in the primary somatosensory (vS1) and prelimbic (PL) cortex coded the stimuli.