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ERC Starting Grant for Eric Schulz to investigate self-learning AI systems

Research program aims to examine self-motivated learning of Artificial Intelligence

 The secret of beauty 

 The secret of beauty 

July 21, 2023

What people find beautiful is highly individual. Aenne Brielmann and her team at the Max Planck Institute of Biological Cybernetics want to know how the perception of beauty comes about and what effect environmental design has on our well-being.  more

Grundsteinlegung des Max-Planck-Hauses

In a festive act, the foundation stone of the Max Planck House (MPH) was unveiled on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. The celebration marks the official start of the construction of a modern center for events and visitors, located in the very center of the Max Planck Campus Tübingen. more

Max Planck Society awards Franziska Bröker with Otto Hahn Medal

Franziska Bröker, PhD graduate at the Department of Computational Neurosciences at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at University College London, receives the Otto Hahn Medal for her outstanding doctoral thesis on the role of feedback in human learning. more

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award for Thomas Theis

Funding for innovative research on NMR spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging more

How the brain decides what we perceive

Patterns of brainwaves in the prefrontal cortex gate access to consciousness more

How the brain slows down when we focus our gaze

Computer simulations explain change of pace in the visual cortex more

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