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The Brain and Cognition Research Center (CerCo) is a joint CNRS/Paul Sabatier University unit (Toulouse III) and is part of the Institut des Sciences de la Cognition, du Cerveau et du Cortement de Toulouse. The scientific objectives of the CerCo focus on the study of different sensory modalities and their integration, cognitive functions such as memory, object recognition but also consciousness and mental states.

Grégor Thut

Gregor Thut, currently professor at the School of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Glasgow, will arrive at CerCo on May 30 as a visiting professor.

Rufin VanRullen, winner of an ERC Advanced 2022

Rufin VanRullen, CNRS Research Director at CerCo, has been awarded an "Advanced" grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his project GLoW "The Global Latent Workspace: towards AI models of flexible cognition."