Partners: University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

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General information

The University of Copenhagen is one of the oldest and highest ranked universities in Scandinavia.

Founded in 1886, the Department of Psychology at the University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest department of psychology in the world. The Centre for Visual Cognition (CVC) in the Department of Psychology is a world-leading centre for research in visual attention.

The University of Copenhagen is one of the full participants (beneficiaries) in the INDIREA network.


clausClaus Bundesen is a cognitive psychologist with research interests covering all aspects of visual information processing. He invented the Theory of Visual Attention (TVA) which plays an important role in the INDIREA network, and he is scientist-in-charge for the Danish part of the project.

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sorenSøren Kyllingsbæk is a cognitive psychologist with research interests within computational modelling of visual perception, attention, short-term memory and decision processes.

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thomas haberkostThomas Habekost is a cognitive neuropsychologist with research interests that combine cognitive modelling of visual attention with studies of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders.

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signe vanSigne Vangkilde is a cognitive psychologist with a strong research interest in the attentional profiles of different clinical groups as well as in basic research exploring the link between attention, arousal and temporal expectations.

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anders pAnders Petersen is a computer scientist with a strong interest in computational modelling of visual attention and its temporal dynamics including EEG correlates of attention and eye tracking.

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Chiron Oderkerk (ESR 7)

Bart Cooremen (ESR 8)