Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Max-Planck-Ring 8 - 14
(formerly Spemannstr. 38 - 44)
72076 Tübingen
Phone: +49 7071 601-510
Fax: +49 7071 601-520
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Former Departments and Research Groups

Most recent Publication

Buckenmaier K, Pedersen A, SanGiorgio P, Scheffler K, Clarke J and Inglis B (February-2019) Feasibility of Functional MRI at Ultralow Magnetic Field via Changes in Cerebral Blood Volume NeuroImage 186 185-191.
Juras V, Schreiner M, Laurent D, Zbýň Š, Mlynarik V, Szomolanyi P, Hager B, Scotti C, Goldhahn J, Heule R, Bieri O and Trattnig S (January-2019) The comparison of the performance of 3 T and 7 T T2 mapping for untreated low-grade cartilage lesions Magnetic Resonance Imaging 55 86-92.
de la Rosa S: Wie real sind virtuelle Realitäten? Über Chancen und potenzielle Risiken von virtuellen Realitäten, 99-126. In: Gehirne unter Spannung: Kognition, Emotion und Identität im digitalen Zeitalter, (Ed) C. Gorr, Springer, Berlin, Germany, (2019).

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Understanding Thought Processes

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics is studying signal and information processing in the brain. We know that our brain is constantly processing a vast amount of sensory and intrinsic information with which our behavior is coordinated accordingly. Interestingly, how the brain actually achieves these tasks is less well understood, for example, how it perceives, recognizes, and learns new objects. The scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics aim to determine which signals and processes are responsible for creating a coherent percept of our environment and for eliciting the appropriate behavior. Scientists of three departments and seven research groups are working towards answering fundamental questions about processing in the brain, using different approaches and methods.

Departments and Fellows

Human Perception, Cognition and Action
(Heinrich H. Bülthoff)

Physiology of Cognitive Processes
(Nikos K. Logothetis)
Computational Neuroscience
(Peter Dayan)

High-Field Magnetic Resonance
(Klaus Scheffler)
Magnet Resonance Center
Sensory and Sensorimotor Systems
(Li Zhaoping)
Last updated: Thursday, 04.10.2018