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Every year the Max Planck Society submits a report on its annual activities and commenced or planned undertakings. As stated in the statues, the Senate adopts the annual report and presents it to the General Meeting.

Max Planck Society in facts and figures

Every year the Max Planck Society submits a report on its annual activities and commenced or planned undertakings. As stated in the statues, the Senate adopts the annual report and presents it to the General Meeting. [more]

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Language is the most important form of communication. But how has this instrument evolved in the course of evolution? And what is happening in our brains when we are having a conversation with someone? Language proves to be extraordinarily complex. And as our articles show, the topic is not only interesting for classical linguists and computer scientists, but also for psychologists and behavioural scientists.

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Language is the most important form of communication. But how has this instrument evolved in the course of evolution? And what is happening in our brains when we are having a conversation with someone? Language proves to be extraordinarily complex. And as our articles show, the topic is not only interesting for classical linguists and computer scientists, but also for psychologists and behavioural scientists. [more]

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Brexit: the UK's European referendum

From June 15-17, the Max Planck Society met in Saarbrücken for its 67th Annual General Meeting. I The meeting focused on the topic of digitization. Adi Shamir, the leading cryptography expert and Turing Award winner, from the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel, held the introductory keynote lecture on Thursday.

The Max Planck Society met in Saarbrücken

June 16, 2016

From June 15-17, the Max Planck Society met in Saarbrücken for its 67th Annual General Meeting. I The meeting focused on the topic of digitization. Adi Shamir, the leading cryptography expert and Turing Award winner, from the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel, held the introductory keynote lecture on Thursday. [more]
In this interview Roland Rau, Leader of the Research Group Mathematical and Actuarial Demography at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, explains why it is important to return to the origins of demography.

"Forecasts are the ultimate test of whether a theory is correct"

In this interview Roland Rau, Leader of the Research Group Mathematical and Actuarial Demography at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, explains why it is important to return to the origins of demography. [more]
In the Cyberneum at the Tübingen-based Max Planck Campus, people are transported into virtual worlds in order to investigate how our brain processes impressions. A motion simulator - a cable robot - has recently been developed that makes entirely new experiments possible.

“The cable robot opens up a whole new dimension”

May 23, 2016

In the Cyberneum at the Tübingen-based Max Planck Campus, people are transported into virtual worlds in order to investigate how our brain processes impressions. A motion simulator - a cable robot - has recently been developed that makes entirely new experiments possible. [more]
 
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