Jurģis Šķilters

  • Professor: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Latvia
  • Chair: Laboratory for Perceptual and Cognitive Systems at Faculty of Computing, University of Latvia.
  • Director: Center for Cognitive Sciences and Semantics, University of Latvia
  • Lead Researcher in Communication: University of Latvia.
  • Co-Director: Graduate International School in Cognitive Sciences and Semantics
  • Editor-In-Chief: The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication
  • Visiting Professor in Logic: Riga Graduate School of Law


  • Visiting Professor, Northwestern University, USA (2013-2014)


My research interests are:

spatial cognition

socio-collaborative cognition, distributed and extended cognition

visual perception (visual grouping, semantics in visual perception)