Cognitive Research


Even chimpanzees and six-year-old infants want to punish antisocial behaviour more
Probability calculations - even babies can master it
At the age of six months, babies develop a sense of statistics more
Itsy bitsy spider: Fear of spiders and snakes is deeply embedded in us
Babies as old as only a few months are able to identify objects as 'spiders' or 'snakes' and respond to them more
“Mental training to become a tolerant global citizen”
Tania Singer, director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognition and Brain Sciences, talks about mental empathy exercises, our inner judge and prospects for peaceful coexistence more
Less stress, more social competence
Adults too can acquire social skills such as empathy and compassion more
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