Guillermo Hidalgo Gadea

Guillermo Hidalgo Gadea

PhD Student in Psychology

Ruhr-University Bochum


Guillermo Hidalgo Gadea is a PhD student of embodied cognition, animal behavior and learning in pigeons at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Bochum. His research interests include comparative psychology, computational neuroethology and machine learning.

His research has employed a variety of methods, including behavioral experiments in non-human primates and physiological signal processing in humans for fatigue and discomfort detection. He has successfully applied frequentist and bayesian analysis methods as well as neural networks and unsupervised machine learning approaches.

Guillermo’s PhD project is currently funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Research Training Group Situated Cognition - grant number GRK-2185.

He is engaged to Simone Becker.

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  • Embodied Cognition
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Computational Neuroethology
  • Machine Learning
  • PhD in Psychology, since 2020

    Ruhr-University Bochum

  • MSc in Psychological Research Methods, 2019

    University of Stirling

  • BSc in Psychology, 2017

    University of Wuppertal

  • Abitur German/Spanish, 2011

    Deutsche Schule Barcelona

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