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The Public Relations office provides information about current research activities and events of the institute. We send out press releases and help to find the right contact person to subjects covered by our scientists, such as brain and cognitive science or computer graphics.

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Looming Sounds

Looming Sounds

February 20, 2019

How Can we Redirect the User’s Attention Effectively with Warning Sounds? more

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Heinrich H. Bülthoff, retired director at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, talks about personal aviation and urban air mobility more
Hamid Noori receives DGPPN Prize 2018

DGPPN honors outstanding work and projects in the categories science, supply and society. more

Tübingen researchers trace the formation of memories in the cerebral neocortex more
2018 Trainee Award goes to employee of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Award for the precision mechanic Ms. Laetitia Djayou more

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New method detects brain activations with improved sensitivity and accuracy more
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How do we store the spatial information of our surrounding? more
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Scientists investigate body perception using virtual reality more
Neuroscientists receive the Attempto Prize

This year's Attempto Prizes of the Tübingen Attempto Foundation go to Dr. Leonid Fedorov for his work on the representation of social actions in the brain and to Ann-Christin Wendeln for her publication on the influence of immune memory in the brain on neurological diseases. The prizes are endowed with 10,000 euros each. more

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The Max Planck Society appoints two renowned neuroscientists from University College London to the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen more
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The German Research Foundation awards the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize to Hamid R. Noori more
Inauguration of the TübingenNeuroCampus

The TübingenNeuroCampus (TNC) has been inaugurated on July 19, 2018. more

Fit for the job!

Fit for the job!

July 09, 2018

Health Day on the Max Planck Campus in Tübingen more

Give and Take: How We Recognise Interactions

This year's Attempto Prizes of the Tübingen Attempto Foundation go to Dr. Leonid Fedorov for his work on the representation of social actions in the brain and to Ann-Christin Wendeln for her publication on the influence of immune memory in the brain on neurological diseases. The prizes are endowed with 10,000 euros each. more

International Virtual Reality Conference “IEEE VR 2018” comes to Reutlingen, Germany

IEEE VR 2018 is hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO Stuttgart more

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The public prosecutor Tübingen has today announced that penalty orders charges were brought against three employees of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. The district court of Tübingen has confirmed that penalty orders were issued. Prof. Logothetis has advised the Max Planck Society that he has appealed the penalty order issued against him. more
Smart Health: 2 million euros in funding for new electronic systems for intelligent medical technology

Professor Klaus Scheffler plans to develop and test new electronic systems in active implants - Innovative funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) more

The catch-up or fallback illusion

Why we accidentally slow-down people on the motorway and lose football matches more

Good User Interfaces for Automated Driving Continues to be Necessary

Best paper award for scientists Dr Lewis Chuang and Ms. Christiane Glatz from the Max Planck Institute of Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen more

Health Day 2017 on the Max Planck Campus

Muscle ache? more

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