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The Science Jam on May 15, 2019 shows how words and phrases become stories

Freiburg, May 07, 2019

There are stories that make it immediately clear what they're about. And some texts seem to make no sense at all. But what is the reason: grammar, pronunciation or sentence construction? Obviously it is not enough to understand individual words and sentences in order to create meaning. But what else does it need? Cognitive scientist Prof. Dr. Evelyn Ferstl from the University of Freiburg and actor David Köhne from the Alemannische Bühne e.V. approach this question from different perspectives. The artist brings to life what the scientist is researching. An evening about wit, irony and fairytales that will also show how neuroscience investigates text comprehension.

  • What: 13th Science Jam

  • When: May 15, 2019, 8 pm

  • Where:
    Bernstein Center Freiburg
    Bernstein-Werkstatt (basement floor, entrance through the parking lot)
    Hansastraße 9a
    79104 Freiburg

  • The event is open to the general public.

  • Host: Bernstein Center Freiburg and Nexus Experiments / BrainLinks-BrainTools
  • Contact information: , + 49 (0) 761/203-9322

  • No registration is required. Seating is limited. Reservations are not available.

  • The event is free of admission.

  • The event will be held in German.

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