PRESS RELEASE by Science of Intelligence and the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) 21 December 2021 PAPER: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(21)01654-7 Why Mexican fish swim the Mexican wave It is a fascinating phenomenon: thousands of fish moving like a giant Mexican wave in the water, diving down and coming back to the surface over and over again for up to
NEWS! SCIoI PI Ralph Hertwig appointed scientific expert of the German government’s Covid19 commission
As reported on Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland (www.rnd.de), the new federal government led by Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) has set up a council of scientific experts to address the Covid19 pandemic.The expert commission includes, among others, well known chief virologist at the Charité Christian Drosten, Hendrik Streeck (head of the Virological Institute at the University Hospital in Bonn), Lothar Wieler (head of
We are very proud to announce that our member Richard Schweitzer, who works on SCIoI Project 23, just won the Humboldt Prize 2021 for his dissertation on „Perceptual and Motor Consequences of Intra-saccadic Perception.“ Here is Richard Schweitzer's statement, published on the HU website: "We usually think of visual perception in terms of taking a photo of our environment.
So you've missed the MitWissenschaft event, the panel talk organized in conjunction with the Humboldt Lab exhibition and featuring Jens Krause, Lea Musiolek, and Pawel Romanczuk? Not to worry! The video of the event is now online and you can see it here!
Luis Gómez is a postdoctoral researcher at Science of Intelligence, working in the research group of Pawel Romanczuk. Together with doctoral researcher Robert Lange and PI Henning Sprekeler, he focuses on quantifying and modelling collective behavior of fish living in their natural environment. We asked him about his project and his academic life at SCIoI, and