Research Training Group

"Function of Attention in Cognition"

The aim of the research training group is to investigate the role of attention in higher cognitive function, beyond perception. The scientific background is provided by eight groups from three institutions, namely the University of Leipzig and the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. The graduate program is a class of the "Graduate Center for the Life Sciences" of the Research Academy Leipzig.

funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)


1. Funding Period: October 1st, 2005
2. Funding Period: April 1st, 2010


Prof. Dr. Matthias M. Müller
Prof. Dr. Erich Schröger