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Two abstracts accepted for ClearerThinking.org micro grants!

  • 18 May 2020

Congratulations to the Rationality Enhancement Group on two abstracts being accepted for the first round of submissions for the ClearerThinking.org micro grants!

Ella Eisemann Falk Lieder Hernán González


CogSci accepts conference paper submission!

  • 18 May 2020

Congratulations to Anirudha Kemtur, Yash Raj Jain, Aashay Mehta, Frederick Callaway, Saksham Consul, Jugoslav Stojcheski, and Falk Lieder!

Yash Raj Jain Falk Lieder Aashay Mehta Anirudha Kemtur Saksham Consul Jugoslav Stojcheski


Benjamin Prystawski joined our lab

  • 04 May 2020

Welcome, Ben!

The Rationaliy Enhancement Group is continuing to grow despite the Corona crisis situation

Benjamin Prystawski


Pin-Zhen Chen joined our lab

  • 22 April 2020

Welcome, Pin-Zhen (aka Kelly)!

Pin-Zehn, also known to us as Kelly, is a Bachelor student at the University of Tübingen in her final semester. She is orinally from Taiwan and is currently working toward her degree in Computational Linguistics. She joined the Rationality Enhancement Group on April 22 and is mainly supporting the group through web development and web applications for the various research projects as needed. We are so happy to have her join our team

Pin-Zhen Chen


Falk Lieder among winners of 2020 Glushko Dissertation Prize

  • 15 April 2020

Falk Lieder awarded Glushko Prize for his 2018 PhD thesis: “Beyond Bounded Rationality: Reverse-Engineering and Enhancing Human Intelligence”

Falk Lieder


Maria Wirzberger appointed Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at University of Stuttgart

  • 22 March 2020

Our former postdoctoral researcher Maria Wirzberger has just taken on her new position as Tenure Track Assistant Professor with a focus on teaching and learning with intelligent systems at the University of Stuttgart.

Maria Wirzberger


Article about Resource-rational anaylsis in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

  • 18 March 2020

"Resource-rational analysis: Understanding human cognition as the optimal use of limited computational resources" now fully published!

Congratulations! Behavioral and Brain Science Journal has fully published our article "Resource-rational analysis: Understanding human cognition as the optimal use of limited computational resources"!

Falk Lieder


Adrian Stock joined our lab

  • 16 March 2020

Welcome, Adrian!

Adrian is supporting the Rationality Enhancement Group as a student assistant. He will be working on the ACTrain-Project; which is a personalized companion for enhancing executive functions based on adaptive metacognitive feedback. Adrian will help develop the programming behind the scenes of the project.

Adrian Stock


Submission to SIG 8 Meets SIG 16 Conference in Dresden has been accepted!

  • 12 March 2020

Congratulations Victoria Amo on your successful conference submission!

Victoria's submission touches on her research on the growth mindset approach as being key for maintaining motivation and overcoming setbacks.

Victoria Amo Falk Lieder


Lisa Eckerstorfer joined our lab

  • 05 March 2020

Welcome, Lisa!

Lisa is a postdoctoral researcher for the Rationality Enhancement Group.

Lisa Eckerstorfer