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

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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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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. Professor David Poeppel, Managing Director of the institute, welcomed more than 100 listeners in the ArtLab Foyer.

Why does beauty play a key role in society? In his speech, Anjan Chatterjee spanned an arc from the origins of cosmetics industry to the social implications of blemishes.

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