News Neuroscience

June 10, 19:00 (CET) Dare to Know Philosophy Podcast: David talks about his work on Noam Chomsky

May 27, 0:00 midnight (CET) Rhythms of speech and rhythms of brains lecture, hosted by the Brazilian Linguistics Association (ABRALIN) 

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Artificial intelligence and 80,000 ancient Chinese poems show that constraint poetic structures aid poetry appreciation.

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New model contradicts previous hypotheses.

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Die Forschungsprojekte des Instituts im Überblick

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An Innovative Approach to Measuring Aesthetic Enjoyment

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As part of the new Max Planck-NYU cooperation "CLaME", Joseph LeDoux (NYU) will provide insights into the latest research on the neural basis of emotions on November 5.

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New Study Points to Universal Code in Our Brains for What We Find Beautiful

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Research Scientist Claire Pelofi (CLaME-NYU) is in Frankfurt this May. In cooperation with scientists from the MPIEA Neuroscience and Music departments, she will create optimal new experimental stimuli in the ArtLab.

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On March 12, the new Max Planck - NYU Center for Language, Music and Emotion (ClaME) in New York City was officially inaugurated.

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Professor David Poeppel welcomed Regina Oehler and a group of hr-iNFO radio listeners 

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Film and lecture series on the processing of feature films in the brain

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On February 27 we welcome Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard for a public lecture on beauty in the animal kingdom.

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Neuroscientific study by an international research team sheds light on the role of the default mode network in the brain.

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Previous theories on temporal processes in the human brain need to be revised

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Fundamental differences found in taste for naturally occurring aesthetic domains and for artifacts of human culture

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On September 14, we invite you to a bar evening from 7 p.m. with short lectures from our research.

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Wissenschaftler des MPIEA leiten MEG-Demonstrations-Messung mit Fußball-Legende Charly Körbel für „Begehbares Gehirn“ im neuen Senckenberg Naturmuseum Frankfurt.

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New conversation series about the stories behind the official CV

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Public lectures in the field of neurosciences - the Westend Lectures go into the second round. 

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First research report released.

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A new study by New York University and the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics shows that vivid pictorial language has the greatest influence on the aesthetic appeal of poetry. The results improve our understanding of aesthetic preferences in general.

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The human auditory system has preferences, as evidenced by a recent study of the MPI for Empirical Aesthetics published in PLOS Biology.

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In the first Fechner Lecture at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Anjan Chatterjee focused on “The Good, the Bad and The Ugly of Beauty”. Professor Chatterjee (University of Pennsylvania) is among the leading international scientists in the field of neuroaesthetics. 

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Public Fechner Lecture on 24 October with US Neuroscientist Anjan Chatterjee, M.D.

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The synchronization of brainwaves among students during class reflects how much they like the class and each other, a team of neuroscientists has found.

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International Symposium on Neural Oscillations in Berlin

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A new multidimensional approach might provide true understanding of the brain

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Pauline Larrouy-Maestri, PhD, awarded by SEMPRE/ICMPC14

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New research presents evidence for innate understanding of language rules

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Researchers find neurological notes that help identify how we process music

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The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics opened in Frankfurt am Main

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In tune or out of tune – people with no formal musical training versus professional musicians.

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Screams occupy a privileged acoustic niche to ensure their biological and social efficiency.

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Special Issue CORTEX: Prediction in speech and language processing

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