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Dr. Veronika Krieghoff
Scientific co-ordinator IMPRS NeuroCom
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Even in Young Adults, Blood Pressure Above Normal May Be Linked to Brain Shrinkage
January 23, 2019
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.
Sensitive babies become altruistic toddlers
September 25, 2018
Infants’ attention to fearful faces predicts later altruism
Three questions to this year’s winners of the Otto Hahn Medal...
June 14, 2018
... Sofie Valk and Emiliano Zaccarella
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Exploring human existence — Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons
August 02, 2016
Three days of discussions, freethinking and broadening horizons
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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