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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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Not all pain is alike: How the spinal cord modulates our perception

March 27, 2018
Falk Eippert investigates in his new research group why we can perceive the exact same physical pain stimulus as quite different. [more]
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Where language pioneer Paul Broca and alien music meet

March 13, 2018
The equivalent of Broca’s area plays a similar role but for the processing of music instead of language. [more]
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Jymmin: How a combination of exercise and music helps us feel less pain

February 15, 2018
Jymmin increases our pain threshold and makes us less sensitive to physical discomfort [more]
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Obituary: Anneliese Pontius

February 02, 2018
The Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences mourns neuroscientist and psychiatrist Anneliese Pontius. [more]
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Deaf children learn words faster than hearing children

January 23, 2018
Children with a cochlear implant learn words faster than those with normal hearing. [more]
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"We have to compete for women in particular"

January 22, 2018
Female researchers have a rough ride in science. This is also due to a lack of self-confidence, says Angela Friederici, Vice president of the Max Planck Society, in an Interview with ZEIT. [more]
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Miles Davis is not Mozart: The brains of jazz and classical pianists work differently

January 15, 2018
The brain activity of jazz pianists differs from those of classical pianists, even when playing the same piece of music. [more]
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