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Typically human: babies recognize nested structures similar to our grammar

November 21, 2018
At a mere five months of age, babies seemingly have the ability to recognize very complex grammatical structures. [more]
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Navigating Our Thoughts: Fundamental Principles of Thinking

November 09, 2018
It is one of the most fundamental questions in neuroscience: How do humans think? Until recently, we seemed far from a conclusive answer. However, scientists paint a new, comprehensive picture in the current issue of the journal Science: Humans think using their brain’s navigation system. [more]
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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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