International Rationality Summer Institute

  • Megan Michelle Grime (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Rationality is a key concept in psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience. A divide and conquer approach between these disciplines, however, has prevented them from benefitting from one another’s progress. Typically, philosophers characterize what it means to be rational, psychologists empirically investigate where people’s thinking conforms with and deviates from those norms of rationality, and cognitive neuroscientists investigate the neural correlates of rational thinking and decision-making. The aim of the “International Rationality Summer Institute (IRSI)” is to overcome this division of labor and to provide a framework in which students can learn the state of research in the neighboring disciplines and discuss recent developments in the diverse areas of rationality research.
Period4 Sept 201616 Sept 2016
Event typeCourse
LocationAurich, GermanyShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Rationality
  • psychology
  • philosophy
  • neuroscience
  • collaboration