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7 April 2008, James S McDonnell Foundation research grants for Cognition

Date: Monday 7 April 2008

The James S McDonnell Foundation offers research grants in the area of Cognition. The maximal amount is 600.000 dollar for 6 years. Projects can be related to any of the following topics:
- Characterizing the cognitive operation involved in performing a task
- Studying how the brain extracts and uses relevant information from complicated environments
- Examining how manipulations or perturbations at one spatial or temporal scale are meaningful at finer or coarser levels of organization
- Re-examining common wisdom assumptions
- Evaluating the usefulness of methodologies or improving the usefulness of methodologies commonly used in mind/brain research
- Applying approaches and knowledge from cognitive psychology or cognitive science to important problems in education, training or rehabilitation
- Taking a comparative, evolutionary approach to characterizing the uniqueness of the human brain and of human cognition.

Deadline: 7 april 2008. For more information, see http://www.jsmf.org/apply/scholar/.

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