K. A. Schwartz and R. Pfister published an article in Perspectives on Psychological Science on the beginning of psychological research. It describes the contribution of Ferdinand Ueberwasser to psychological research. Ferdinand Ueberwasser was a Professor of empirical psychology and logic (1752 - 1812). He was active much earlier than Wilhem Wundt.
The Berlin School of Mind Brain offers travel awards for master-studens who are interested to enter the schools's PhD-program. This school offers a PhD in the area of cognitive neuroscience/social cognition/clinical neuroscience aso. (with funding). The travel awards comes with a travel grant to visit a workshop in Berlin. At this workshop the program, faculty and the city are presented.