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Max Planck researcher develops a 'Theory of Fun´ more

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”. more

Award honors groundbreaking work on mechanisms that underlie the formation of neural circuits more

Why the southwest of Germany is the ideal location for students more

Researchers from Germany and the U.S. set off to train African junior scientists in their careers at Collaborative Science Symposium 2020. By Franziska Bröker, Miriam Rateike and Renée Hartig. more

Young Max Planck scientist coordinates a science course in a primary school more

February 11 marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Please join us to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. more

A central hub of neurons act as pulse generators more

What are the determining facial features when recognizing a person? more

AAAS highlights leadership in theoretical and computational neuroscience more

A new miniature NMR implant measures neuronal activity more

From Harvard to Tübingen

November 19, 2019

More and more U.S. researchers continue their careers at the Max Planck Campus Tübingen more

Highschool pays a visit

November 14, 2019

The MPI for Biological Cybernetics and a local highschool in Tübingen further cooperate in the promotion of young MINT researchers more

New functional imaging approach may become a key factor in detecting cerebral ischemia more

Eye Movements during a Face Race Categorization Task more

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics honours Milad Isaac for first-class performance more

At the neurobiological level, excitation does not differ between the sexes more

Peter Dayan to strengthen partnership between University and Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics more

University of Athens awarded Nikos Logothetis Distinguished Honorary Professor and Doctorate more

EU invests €540 million to support cutting-edge research more

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