Contact

Verena Müller
Verena Müller
Press officer
Phone: +49 341 9940-148
Katja Paasche
Katja Paasche
Public relations officer
Phone: +49 341 9940-2404

News

Recognising dyslexia in time: Foundations laid for future early test

July 19, 2017
With the help of brain activity and gene analyses, it could be predicted in time whether a child could be affected by dyslexia. [more]
Teaser 1499851740

First aid in the brain: When language suddenly fails

July 11, 2017
Why certain linguistic abilities can be regained after a stroke while others are lost forever. [more]
Teaser 1496320805

Know thyself to understand others

May 29, 2017
Through targeted training, people can be guided to develop a better inner awareness about their own mental states, and to have a better understanding of the mental states of others. [more]
Teaser 1496320847

Amazingly flexible: Learning to read in your thirties profoundly transforms the brain

May 22, 2017
Reading is such a modern invention that there is no brain area dedicated to itand recycles others for his purpose. [more]
Teaser 1496149392

Obesity ages the brain faster

May 16, 2017
In older obese people the so-called Default Mode Network is less wired and processes such as remembering could be impaired—an important indication of early impending Alzheimer’s disease. [more]
Teaser 1493905165

Three questions to...

May 04, 2017
…Philipp Kanske, winner of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize. Thanks to him we know that people who have difficulties in regulating their emotions are at risk of developing a psychological disorder. [more]
 
loading content