Press and Public Relations

Prof. Dr. Leo Peichl

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 96769-348
Fax: +49 69 96769-206

Dr. Arjan Vink

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 850033-2900
Fax: +49 69 850033-2999

Head of administration

Maja Fricke

Phone: +49 69 850033-1500

Institute

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

Research publications

You can find more research publications messages on the website of the Institute:
http://www.brain.mpg.de

Research publications 2012

Think global, act local: new roles for protein synthesis at synapses

May 09, 2012

Max Planck researchers find over 2500 mRNA along dendrites and axons [more]

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New mechanistic insights into adaptive learning

January 27, 2012

Associative learning leads to changes in the brains internal connectivity [more]

Research publications 2011
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Two brain halves, one perception

September 01, 2011

Max Planck researchers show how communication between brain hemispheres determines individual’s subjective experience. [more]

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A giant interneuron for sparse coding

May 13, 2011

A single interneuron controls activity adaptively in 50,000 neurons, enabling consistently sparse codes for odours [more]

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A new program for neural stem cells

May 12, 2011

Max Planck researchers succeed in obtaining brain and spinal cord cells from stem cells of the peripheral nervous syste [more]

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Thyroid affects colour vision

March 29, 2011

Thyroid hormone controls the eye‘s visual pigments throughout life [more]

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Learning to see consciously

March 08, 2011

Max Planck scientists show how flexibly the brain processes images [more]

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Expectations speed up conscious perception

February 02, 2011

If you already know what you are about to see, you will recognise it faster [more]

Research publications 2010
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Perception, learning and memory

October 18, 2010

Perception, learning and memory are interconnected processes controlled by the coordinated activity of molecules, synapses, cells and neural networks within the brain. [more]

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The scientific brain

March 10, 2010

The human brain processes predictable sensory input more efficiently [more]

Research publications 2009
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Researchers crack part of the neuronal code

December 22, 2009

Early processing stages in the brain are more complex than was previously assumed [more]

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When every photon counts

April 20, 2009

The photoreceptor cells in the retinas of nocturnal mammals have a unique nuclear organisation. This improves vision [more]

Research publications 2007
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Fruit Bats are not ‘Blind as a Bat’

June 12, 2007

German-American research team finds daylight photoreceptors in the retinas of nocturnal fruit bats [more]

Research publications 2004
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Too good eyes for living below ground

April 05, 2004

German-Czech research team discovers an unusual assortment of photoreceptor cells in subterranean rodents [more]

Research publications 2003
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An Eye for Scent Marks

June 10, 2003

International research team discovers potential link between ultraviolet vision and urine scent marks in rodents [more]

 
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