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Upcoming Thesis Defence


06/12/2022 - 15:00

Iacopo Hachen will defend his Ph.D. thesis on December 6th. Follow the calendar for more details.

Successful defence


29/09/2022 - 10:00

Congratulations Gianfranco Fortunato and Dunia Guomo from Time Perception Lab for defending your thesis with flying colors!



20/09/2022 - 09:30 to 26/09/2022 - 09:30

Our Dear Gianfranco and Dunia are defending their Ph.D. thesis in September. Follow the calender for more details.

Documentary follows implosion of billion-euro brain project


13/12/2020 - 00:00

Cognitive Neuroscience at SISSA believes in curiosity-driven, bottom-up, fundamental science to explore how the brain generates thinking and behavior. The alternative strategy?

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.

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.

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.


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