Press Releases of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

01.08.2018

Confidence in us must never be called into doubt

Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann, President of Max Planck Society. Copyright: Max Planck Society

The German University newspaper DUZ published an interview with MPG President Martin Stratmann.[more]


09.12.2017

Max Planck researcher receives animal welfare award

Associate Professor Dr. Dr. Hamid R. Noori, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen. Picture: Private

The German Research Foundation awards the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize to Hamid R. Noori[more]


20.07.2018

Inauguration of the TübingenNeuroCampus

The TübingenNeuroCampus (TNC) has been inaugurated on July 19, 2018.[more]


09.07.2018

Fit for the job!

Following the motto "Fit for the job", the organizing team of the health day on 5 July put together a packed and attractive program and dedicated the whole day to the topic of health. Health is more than just proper...[more]


05.07.2018

University came to the rescue of accused researcher

A university’s leaders might disown researchers in the face of allegations of unethical practice out of fear for the establishment’s reputation (see, for example, Nature 558, 13–14; 2018). Three years ago, I had the opposite...[more]


02.07.2018

Give and Take: How We Recognise Interactions

Tübingen neuroscientists investigate how actions that relate be-tween individuals are recognised and represented in the brain[more]


04.06.2018

Max Planck scientists criticize handling of animal-rights charges against leading neuroscientist

They say the Max Planck Society’s reaction to the indictment of Nikos Logothetis has disrupted research[more]


04.06.2018

His experiments were supposed to help cure Parkinson's disease and dementia

Then the brain researcher Nikos Logothetis from Tübingen, who was regarded as a candidate for the Nobel Prize, became the target of radical animal rights activists[more]


09.03.2018

Why the World Looks Stable While We Move

The experimental setup relies on computer-controlled air cushions to stabilise the test subject's head within the fMRI scanner. This allows scanning the moving head. LEDs are used as reference points to measure head movements and adapt the VR feed accordingly. Image: CIN, Universität Tübingen

Tübingen Neuroscientists investigate the interaction of visual perception and head movements with functional magnetic resonance imaging[more]


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