Welcome to the Social Cognition Center Cologne

Social Cognition Center Cologne

The Social Cognition Center Cologne (SoCCCo) provides a dynamic research environment for the psychological study of human social behavior. Our goal is to better understand how people think about, judge, and behave towards others by examining the cognitive processes that underlie these endeavors. SoCCCo brings together five research groups at the University of Cologne that study a broad array of topics in social cognition, ranging from the dynamics of self-control to the ubiquity of social comparison and the intricacies of processing valenced information. The Center is supported by the DFG via the excellence initiative as well as the Leibniz, Emmy Noether and regular grant programs.

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News

November 2014

Roland Imhoff receives UoC Advanced Postdoc Grant for his project "Content and Application of Fundamental Stereotype Dimensions"

September 2014

Morality in everyday life by Hofmann et al. published in Science

Paul Conway receives Annual Dissertation Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)

July 2014

Research Unit Relativity in Social Cognition granted funding from German Research Foundation (DFG)