Three questions to this year’s winners of the Otto Hahn Medal... 
June 14, 2018

... Sofie Valk and Emiliano Zaccarella more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Exploring human existence — Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons
August 02, 2016

Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons more
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
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
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
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
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
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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