Elisabeth Wenger has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal
The Max Planck Society honours every year up to 30 young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements.
Elisabeth Wenger, scientist at the Center for Lifespan Psychology and former fellow of the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE), has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal. She is being honored for her dissertation entitled “Brain Plasticity: Temporal Dynamics of Training-Induced Gray Matter Alterations.” Her thesis deals with the temporal course of plastic changes of the cortex caused by the acquisition of a motor skill in adulthood. With this medal, the Max Planck Society acknowledges junior researchers’ excellent achievements.