Human Evolution and Cognition group was created in 2000. Currently, it is one Associate Unit to IFISC
. Its research focuses on the philosophical, anthropological, psychological, psychopathological, paleontological and ethical trails of human nature. The studies carried out have focused primarily on the distinguishing traits of human beings:
- Aesthetic appreciation
- Moral behavior
The group has also established a partnership with the hospital "Clínica Rotger
", and therefore, unites public and private funding for the study of brain processes in healthy and patients.