Max Planck School of Cognition
The Max Planck School of Cognition is now welcoming applications to join as a PhD student in 2022.
BPN is part of the program and offers successful candidates both slots for lab rotations and for a PhD project (3 years).
For further information and application...
Guerreiro, M.J.S., Linke, M., Lingareddy, S., Kekunnaya, R., & Röder, B. (2021). The effect of congenital blindness on resting-state functional connectivity revisited. Scientific Reports, 11(1), article 12433. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-91976-9
Lubinus, C., Orpella, J., Keitel, A., Gudi-Mindermann...
Dalberg Prize 2020
The Academy of Public Sciences in Erfurt has awarded the Dalberg Prize 2020 for young scientists to Dr. rer. nat. Suddha Sourav, Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, Universität Hamburg. The prize, conferred by the third oldest academy of sciences in Germany, underscores transdisciplinary...
In the SWR2 programme "Wissen" with the title "Orientierung im Raum – Das Navigationssystem des Gehirns, PD Dr. Kirsten Hötting reports on the results of our study "Bewegung fürs Gehirn" (minute 22:40 - 23:48; in German only).
Event in cooperation with the Körber Foundation postponed to April 29, 2022
Rogge, A.-K., Hamacher, D. , Cappagli, G., Kuhne, L., Hötting, K., Zech, A., Gori, M., & Röder, B. (2021). Balance, gait, and navigation performance are related to physical exercise in blind and visually impaired children and adolescents. Experimental Brain Research, 239(4), 1111-1123...
Pant, R., Guerreiro, M.J.S., Ley, P., Bottari, D., Shareef, I., Kekunnaya, R., & Röder, B. (2021). The Size-Weight Illusion is unimpaired in individuals with a history of congenital visual deprivation. Scientific Reports, 11, 6693. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86227-w
Interview with PD Dr. Kirsten Hötting
In the interview series "Eine Fakultät stellt sich vor", PD Dr. Kirsten Hötting talks about the change in cognitive performance through exercise and sport, the link between research and teaching, and student research activities under the conditions of the pandemic. You can find the whole interview...
Talk by Dr. Patrick Bruns
On Wednesday, 20.01.2021, 4:15 pm, Dr. Patrick Bruns will give a talk on "Mechanisms of Training-Induced Plasticity in the Adult Perceptual System".
The talk is part of the lecture series "Psychological Science" of the Institute of Psychology and will take place as Zoom meeting. The Zoom log in...
New publication accepted
Rogge, A.-K., Hamacher, D. , Cappagli, G., Kuhne, L., Hötting, K., Zech, A., Gori, M., & Röder, B. (2021). Balance, gait, and navigation performance are related to physical exercise in blind and visually impaired children and adolescents. Experimental Brain Research, in press.