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Die Max Planck School of Cognition beglückwünscht unsere Sprecherin und Fellow Professorin Katrin Amunts, die Direktorin des Instituts für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin am Forschungszentrum Jülich und Professorin für Hirnforschung an der Universität Düsseldorf, zu ihrer Nominierung als eine der Finalist*innen der diesjährigen Falling Walls Konferenz.


MPS-Cog @ OHBM2019 in Rom, Italien

We had a wonderful time at the annual #OHBM the last days. Great scientific lectures and exciting discussions with you about our PhD program have given us a wonderful time. Thanks a lot for this.💙

Douglas Adams...

... was a British writer, who had passion for science and for satirical style. You may know him from the Science Fiction series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. 💫

Daniel J. Siegel...

..., clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, explores which aspects of human life are affected by bonding experiences. 👨‍👩‍👧
If you're still looking for the perfect program to do your doctorate, a new opportunity in Germany should be on your list. Plus, in Germany you can expect a fantastic research infrastructure and of course high-ranking science institutions such as the new Max Planck Schools. mehr

Noam Chomsky...

... one of the most influential linguists of present times, brought the fields of linguistics, cognitive science and computer science together.

He is a neurobiologist, professor of "Animal Physiology / System Neurobiology and Neural Computation" at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and works at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience. 🧠 He is also one of our fellows and studies active touch and object recognition, social and sexual touch, cortical organization, cellular basis of sensations and movement generation, as well as hippocampal and parahippocampal activity linked to spatial navigation.

photo: © Neurocure, 2011

Hallo aus Berlin!

Gestern haben wir uns auf dem MindBrainBody Symposium 2019 vorgestellt und viele interessante Vorträge zu den Themen kognitive, affektive und soziale Neurowissenschaften, kognitive Neurologie und Neuropsychiatrie, Psychologie und anderen Sozialwissenschaften gehört. Dabei haben wir viele neue Kontakte geknüpft. 🤝 🧠

Helen Thomson...

... is the science teacher you wish you'd had at school. 👩‍🏫
Prof. Christine Heim, Director of the Institute of Medical Psychology at Charité Berlin, focuses her research on areas such as developmental psychobiology, neurobiology of depression and anxiety disorders, psychoneuroendocrinology, and the neural correlates of stress and emotion. She is also one of our esteemed fellows. 👍🏼 
Since its foundation in 1929, the Harnack House in Berlin has been a centre of international scientific exchange. Many well-known scientists have met here ever since, so it is the perfect place to meet with the invited applicants for interviews. We're looking forward to getting to know you.

Paul Valéry...

... was an important philosophical author of the 20th century. 

António Damásio...

... is a prominent Portuguese neuroscientist and consciousness researcher. He examines the neural foundations of language and cognition as well as the connection between feeling, emotion and good sense. 🧠
He is one of our Berlin-based fellows and professor for Biological Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the Freie Universität Berlin – Hauke Heekeren. His lab mainly investigates the neuroscience of decision-making.
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