Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung

Earth & Life
20. November 2019, 12:34
Research results, Scientific Publications

The neocortex is critical for learning and memory

The neocortex is the largest area of the human brain. It has expanded and differentiated enormously during mammalian evolution, and is thought to...  [mehr]

 
 
Earth & Life
22. August 2019, 16:05
Research results, Scientific Publications

Cascading activity in a cortical network

Brain computation is carried out by thousands to millions of neurons that interact with one another over space (within and between brain areas)...  [mehr]

 
6. Januar 2019, 22:22
Research results, Scientific Publications

What fuels memory?

In order to respond both swiftly and appropriately to impulses, brain cells (“neurons”) need to have proteins directly at hand, i.e. not only...  [mehr]

 
 
17. Oktober 2018, 22:12
Research results, Scientific Publications

Elucidating cuttlefish camouflage

The unique ability of cuttlefish, squid and octopuses to hide by imitating the colors and texture of their environment has fascinated natural...  [mehr]

 
 
9. August 2018, 9:43
Research results, Scientific Publications

How we decide on where to go

Route planning is a key element for spatial navigation. Neurons in the hippocampus and surrounding structures, such as place cells or grid cells,...  [mehr]