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Marco Ragni

apl. Prof. Dr. Dr. Marco Ragni, DFG-Heisenberg-Fellow

PD Dr. Marco Ragni, DFG-Heisenberg-Fellow

Address: Institut für Informatik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Georges-Köhler-Allee 52
79110 Freiburg, Germany

Building 052, Room 02-018


Phone: +49 761 203-8277
Fax: +49 761 203-8222
Consultation: Friday, 02-03 pm


Research interests

  • Higher-level cognitive processes
  • Thinking and decision making
  • Cognitive modeling
  • Neuronal localization of reasoning processes
  • Cognitive systems and social robotics


  • DFG-Heisenberg-Fellow
  • Member of the Executive Board for the German Society of Cognitive Sciences
  • Principle investigator of DFG-Heisenberg-Project (2016-2018)
  • Principle investigator of SPP1516-Project Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Reasoning (2015-2018)
  • Principle investigator of Project CSPACE (2009-2014)
  • Principle investigator of Project ActivationSpace (2008-2010)


Wintersemester 2017

  • Seminar: Cognitive Modeling

Associated as Privatdozent


  • 2015 Habilitation (venia legendi) in General Psychology and Methods
  • 2015 Habilitation (venia legendi) in Cognitive Science
  • 2014 Habilitation (venia legendi) in Computer Science
  • 2013 Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in Cognitive Science
  • since October 2008 Member of Executive Board and Treasurer for the Society of Cognitive Science
  • since January 2008 lecturer (Akademischer Rat) at the Center of Cognitive Science University of Freiburg
  • 2008 Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in Computer Science. Thesis: Räumliche Repräsentation, Komplexität und Deduktion: Eine kognitive Komplexitätstheorie
  • 2002-2007 research assistant at the Research Group on the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
  • 2002 Diploma in mathematics
  • 1995-2001 Studies in mathematics & computer science University of Freiburg


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