The development of information and communication technologies has made enormous progress in the 21st century. They have created an interface which makes access to an enormous variety of information possible in real time. They create an interface which supports how we think, what we know, how we make decisions and how we behave – in this sense it is a cognitive interface, in that it can collaboratively support people’s cognitive processes. Interfaces are also in a second sense cognitive interfaces, in that they themselves increasingly demonstrate characteristics of cognitive systems. They are increasingly adaptable, draw inferences and thus “participate” to some extent in social and cognitive processes. The potential of digital technologies is especially promising in knowledge-intensive activities – these can be in learning contexts or in professional use.
How do these interfaces need to be designed to encourage optimal knowledge acquisition, understanding and exchange, as well as optimal decision-making and problemsolving? And what challenges and potentials are associated with this? These are the leading questions addressed by the Autumn School “Cognitive Interfaces“.
The Autumn School is open to all Ph.D. students and post-doctoral researchers in the fields of psychology, computer science, social sciences (e. g., communication science, sociology, education science), or medicine, dealing with questions in the field of digital technologies. It presents a unique opportunity to meet fellow researchers and learn from outstanding scientific leaders, to develop new research ideas, discuss recent developments from a scientific point of view and to expand the interdisciplinary network.
Information on participating / attending:
Participation is free of charge
Please note that the number of participants is limited to 25.
Registration by June 15, 2019 via E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
10/08/2019 - 10/11/2019
Lautenbachhof, Bad Teinach
Black Forest, Germany
(A shuttle bus from Tübingen Main Station to the venue will be provided for all participants for arrival and departure)
Scientists and scholars, Students
Information technology, Media and communication sciences, Medicine, Psychology, Teaching / education
Types of events:
Seminar / workshop / discussion
Leibniz-Wissenschafts Campus Tübingen
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event63721
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