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Lovis Heindrich joined our lab!

  • 01 September 2020

Welcome, Lovis!

Reinforcement learning, machine learning, and using AI to make a positive impact!

Lovis Heindrich


Mike Prentice joined our lab!

  • 19 July 2020

Welcome to the Rationality Enhancement Group!

Despite all the Covid-19 obstacles, Mike is finally officially joining the RE group!

Mike Prentice


Maryam Elenguebawy joined our lab!

  • 01 July 2020

Welcome, Maryam!

Originally from Egypt, Maryam studies Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrueck. She joined the Rationality Enhancement Group on July 1 as a student assistant. She is interested in Neuroscience and Human-Computer Interaction (usability experience).

Maryam Elenguebawy


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