The Ebola Crisis in Liberia

 Why It's Even Worse Than It Looks


Josh Skewes, IMC (photo: Lars Pallesen)

2014.09.18 | Education

Wanted: Student Assistant

Are you interested in opinion formation and would you like to extend your methodological competencies? Josh Skewes (IMC) is looking for a Danish-speaking student assistant for a research project on life experiences and cognitive information processing.

Andreas having breakfast with the Friths. (photo: Chris Frith)

2014.09.13 | Knowledge exchange

A Breakfast Conversation

Hierarchies of goals, God-like creation of the world, viking spirit and navigating the blue sea. The topics range far and wide in this lively breakfast conversation between Andreas Roepstorff and the Friths. All served with good Danish pastry and coffee.

Theresa Ammann with her Liberian host-family (private photo)
Theresa with her Liberian sisters

Ebola victim in Monrovia, Sept. 2014 (photos: Wellington Sankawulo)

2014.09.09 | Research

The Complexity of Ebola and its Misrepresentation in the West

After two months of field work in Liberia, IMC researcher Theresa Ammann was called home due to concerns for her safety. Ebola had reached the capitol Monrovia and was spinning out of control. Back in Aarhus Theresa wrote this article about the crisis in Liberia and all the problems making a bad situation worse.

Marjoleine Sloos, Postdoctoral Fellow, IMC (photo: Lars Pallesen)
Ready! (photo: Lars Pallesen)

2014.09.08 | People

Marjoleine's Conference

"Bias in Auditory Perception" is the name of an international linguistics conference to be held at Aarhus University from 18-20 September. The woman behind the conference is IMC researcher Marjoleine Sloos. But what exactly is bias in auditory perception and why do we need a conference about it? We asked Marjoleine.

A happy Mette Løvschal with her finished book - fresh off the presses (photo: Lars Pallesen)

2014.09.06 | Research

Mette Løvschal Turns In Her PhD Dissertation

After months of hard work and late nights at the IMC, archeologist Mette Løvschal could finally turn in her PhD dissertation last week. "Lines in the Landscape - Boundaries of the Mind" is the title. Read an excerpt of the summary here.

Upcoming Events

Tue 07 Oct
11:00-12:30 | Aarhus University, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, 800 C, building 1483, 3rd floor, IMC meeting room
IMC seminar: "Upper-Body Strength and Conflict Resolution in Human Males"
Can we gauge the formidability of an opponent solely via the silhouette of his body? A new study by Michael Bang Petersen, Dan Nguyen, Julia Nafziger and Alexander Koch seems to suggest so. In this IMC seminar they will talk about the two experimental studies behind their findings.
Fri 10 Oct
09:30-11:30 | IMC, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, building 1483-3, room 312
Using Cooperative Virtual Interactions to Investigate the Neural Correlates of Joint Attention
A special IMC seminar with Nathan Caruana, Macquarie University, who will be discussing methodological issues in developing interactive paradigms for social neuroscience research.
Wed 15 Oct
09:00-16:00 | Kurfürsten-Anlage 52-60, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Enacting Culture Embodiment, Interaction and the Development of Human Culture
The conference addresses the complex reciprocal interplay of biological and social factors in the shaping and development of human culture.
Thu 23 Oct
13:58-15:58 | Aarhus University, Nobelparken
Simon DeDeo Lecture
Title and abstract for this lecture TBA, but the topic will relate to "conflict" and the date for the lecture will be October 23, 2014. Please check back later for exact time and venue for this lecture.
Tue 28 Oct
11:00-12:30 | Aarhus University, Nobelparken, building 1483 - 3rd floor, IMC meeting room (312)
"Reproducible Research: What, Why, and How?"
In this talk Thomas Leeper will discuss reproducible research from the dual perspectives of simplifying one's research work and forwarding the multi-disciplinary push for #openscience. It will lay out why reproducible science matters and how to achieve it.
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