Co-ordinator

Dr. Veronika Krieghoff
Scientific co-ordinator IMPRS NeuroCom

Phone: +49 341 9940-2261
Fax: +49 341 9940-2221

Press releases

June 14, 2018
... Sofie Valk and Emiliano Zaccarella

Three questions to this year’s winners of the Otto Hahn Medal... 

June 14, 2018


... Sofie Valk and Emiliano Zaccarella [more]
March 13, 2018
The equivalent of Broca’s area plays a similar role but for the processing of music instead of language.

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

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]
December 15, 2017
Our personal assistant for voice recognition uses a convolution in the right temporal lobe.

Alexa and Siri in our head: Where voice recognition occurs in the brain

December 15, 2017


Our personal assistant for voice recognition uses a convolution in the right temporal lobe. [more]
October 04, 2017Meditation entails a variety of mental training techniques which, in principal, can be trained by anyone.

Improving social skills through mental training changes brain structure and reduces social stress

October 04, 2017

Meditation entails a variety of mental training techniques which, in principal, can be trained by anyone. [more]
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.

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]
March 23, 2017The IMPRS/ICN summer school is a cutting edge 3-day summer school in cognitive neuroscience, to be held in Queen Square from Wednesday 12th to Friday 14th July 2017.  It features lecture sessions, small group work (experimental design workshops), student posters, and a horizontal programme for skills and careers.

Registration for 7th IMPRS NeuroCom summer school now open

March 23, 2017

The IMPRS/ICN summer school is a cutting edge 3-day summer school in cognitive neuroscience, to be held in Queen Square from Wednesday 12th to Friday 14th July 2017.  It features lecture sessions, small group work (experimental design workshops), student posters, and a horizontal programme for skills and careers. [more]
August 02, 2016Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons

Exploring human existence — Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons

August 02, 2016

Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons [more]
April 22, 2016That is what international experts from various scientific disciplines – whether linguists, philosophists, anthropologists or neurobiologists – are eager to discuss at the 2016 Summer School

What makes us human?

April 22, 2016

That is what international experts from various scientific disciplines – whether linguists, philosophists, anthropologists or neurobiologists – are eager to discuss at the 2016 Summer School [more]
March 21, 2016How well we can listen to the speech of another person in noisy surroundings depends on our ability to adapt our alpha brain waves to the rhythm of their language.

Attention in waves

March 21, 2016

How well we can listen to the speech of another person in noisy surroundings depends on our ability to adapt our alpha brain waves to the rhythm of their language. [more]
December 21, 2015Which is more important when we plan an action: the overarching goal or the approach along the way?

The brain concentrates on the objective

December 21, 2015

Which is more important when we plan an action: the overarching goal or the approach along the way? [more]
November 27, 2015This year's round of applications for candidates to the NeuroCom graduate school will run until the beginning of January 2016.

PhD oppurtunities at IMPRS NeuroCom

November 27, 2015

This year's round of applications for candidates to the NeuroCom graduate school will run until the beginning of January 2016. [more]
April 29, 2015The summer school will offer you the opportunity to participate in lectures given by international leading scientists and to present and discuss your projects in a poster session and at several social get-togethers.

IMPRS Summer School

April 29, 2015

The summer school will offer you the opportunity to participate in lectures given by international leading scientists and to present and discuss your projects in a poster session and at several social get-togethers. [more]
April 10, 2015The Max Planck Institut for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences hosts the workshop "Methods and Concepts for fMRI of the Human Brain" from 13 to 15 April 2015.

Methods and Concepts for fMRI of the Human Brain

April 10, 2015

The Max Planck Institut for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences hosts the workshop "Methods and Concepts for fMRI of the Human Brain" from 13 to 15 April 2015. [more]
 
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