Who are we?
Besides the exploration of fundamental phenomena
of the complex psychological mechanisms of human information
processing, research at the department of cognitive psychology and
ergonomics deals with the practical application of findings in the
field of cognitive science in several research projects supported by
In addition to the extensive course offer for students of different specialisations, regular meetings during the semester take place where students and research assistants get the opportunity to present and discuss their master/diploma thesis or dissertation. Furthermore the department has a modern usability laboratory where experiments which include the detection of eye movement or other physiological data in order to test the usability of different products can be conducted.