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How the grid cell system of the brain maps mental spaces

October 11, 2018
A European–American team of scientists has now been able to demonstrate, with electrophysiological evidence, the existence of grid-like activity in the human brain. [more]
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Sensitive babies become altruistic toddlers

September 25, 2018
Infants’ attention to fearful faces predicts later altruism [more]
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In depression brain region for stress control is larger

September 20, 2018
In depression the hypothalamus is larger compared to their healthy counterparts. This could explain why many sufferers are often afflicted with periods of tension. [more]
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 "Lindau: an incredibly inspiring opportunity"

July 17, 2018
Lieneke Janssen from MPI CBS about her experiences at this year's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. [more]
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The brain’s backup system: Staying connected  

June 26, 2018
The brain seems to compensate for a completely impaired network by activating neighbouring regions which were previously devoted to other functions. [more]
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Three questions to this year’s winners of the Otto Hahn Medal...  

June 14, 2018
... Sofie Valk and Emiliano Zaccarella [more]
 
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