Max-Planck-Institut für Neurobiologie

Earth & Life
18. November 2021, 20:00
Research results

Balancing fear

We usually experience fear as extremely unpleasant. Nevertheless, this emotion has a crucial function: it prevents us from engaging in too risky...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
20. September 2021, 17:00
Research results

From amateur to expert

Have you ever tried to distinguish a painting by Rembrandt from one by Vermeer? It could certainly seem like a guessing game: the differences are...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
19. August 2021, 12:30
Research results, Scientific Publications

Flawed quality control in the brain

Proteins fulfill all important tasks in our body: They transport substances, protect against diseases, support the cell and catalyze chemical...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
29. Juli 2021, 12:59
Research results

The complex task of staying on course

Walking in straight line towards a tree is not particularly difficult for us. Put on a blindfold, however, and the task becomes nearly impossible....  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
28. Juli 2021, 17:00
Research results

Remember more by taking breaks

Many of us have experienced the following: the day before an exam, we try to cram a huge amount of information into our brain. But just as quickly...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
18. Juni 2021, 18:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Picky neurons

We have two eyes, but perceive the tree in front of us only once. Our brain therefore has the complicated task of combining the information of...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
21. April 2021, 17:00
Research results

Simplifying our world

A toddler is looking at a new picture book. Suddenly it points to an illustration and shouts 'chair'. The kid made the right call, but that does...  [mehr]