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Cognitive Neuroscience Center


The Cognitive Neuroscience Center​ is a joint venture of the UMCG and the University of Groningen. The Center was founded in 2001 and became operational in the summer of 2003. Currently, it is equipped with a 3 Tesla MR-scanner, EEG and TMS equipment and data analysis facilities. The CNC hosts research staff from 3 faculties of the RuG, including the faculties of Social Sciences, Arts, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and from the UMCG.
PET research, including animal PET, is done in collaboration with the PET-center of the UMCG. Research is focused on using and improving neuroimaging techniques for behavioral and cognitive neurosciences.