Co-ordinator

Dr. Veronika Krieghoff
Dr. Veronika Krieghoff
Scientific co-ordinator IMPRS NeuroCom
Phone: +49 341 9940-2261
Fax: +49 341 9940-2221

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

August 02, 2016
Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons [more]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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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