Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung

Earth & Life
27. März 2021, 15:50
Research results, Scientific Publications

Hot on the messenger’s trail

Neurons communicate across vast distances and form remarkably complex and intricate networks. Their processes, called dendrites and axons, range...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
16. März 2021, 12:24
Research results, Scientific Publications

How the brain teaches itself to see

The newborn brain possesses the remarkable ability to respond to its environment and generate coordinated output without any prior experience....  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
3. Dezember 2020, 20:15
Research results, Scientific Publications

How networks form: charting the developing brain

Researchers are starting to better understand the complexity of neuronal networks found in our and animals’ brains. But how can such precise and...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
2. Dezember 2020, 17:16
Research results, Scientific Publications

What social distancing does to a brain

Have you recently wondered how social-distancing and self-isolation may be affecting your brain? An international research team led by Erin...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
18. November 2020, 13:48
Research results, Scientific Publications

Proteins in motion

“Dendritic arborization of neurons is one of the fascinating features that evolved to increase the complexity of the interactions between...  [mehr]

 
 
Earth & Life
3. November 2020, 16:05
Research results, Scientific Publications

Using walls to navigate the room

“Animals use landmarks in the environment as a reference point to identify the self’s position and navigate their surroundings. In rodents,...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
14. September 2020, 14:57
Research results, Scientific Publications

Tuning in on cortical circuit dynamics

To maintain the balance between stability and flexibility, neural circuits use two types of mechanisms that modify connectivity. One type is...  [mehr]