Spring 2020. The whole world is affected by the corona pandemic, and like everybody else, the lockdown and social distancing measures also have an influence on the research of Tübingen scientist Li Zhaoping, who leads the department for Sensory and Sensorimotor Systems at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and works as a Professor at the University of Tübingen. Notwithstanding the obvious obstacles, the virus had caused and still causes, she can find silver linings. „The pandemic had its benefits”, Zhaoping says. „It was the first time for a long time that I was able to work for hours undisturbed digging into a specific topic”.