Exhibition ship MS Wissenschaft tours Germany and Austria
Under the motto "A Journey through the Cosmos", the MS Wissenschaft is opening its doors again and touring Germany and Austria from 9 May to 27 September. The MPIB is represented with two exhibits this year.
Biases about bribery in certain countries facilitate corruption
For transnational bribery, the decision to offer bribes strongly depends on the national background of one’s partner. One's own nationality, on the other hand, plays only a secondary role. This is shown by a large-scale experiment conducted by researchers from the University of Cologne, the University of Amsterdam and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.
How to get your children to eat more fruits and vegetables
Children will eat more fruits and vegetables if families take more time to eat meals. This is the result of a new study led by researchers at the University of Mannheim and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.
75 years of the Max Planck Society
Our umbrella organization, the Max Planck Society, was founded in Göttingen in 1948 and is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Changing the Feeling Rules
How do existing social formations falter when someone challenges what is considered the norm? The research area History of Emotions addresses this question in the project "Changing the Feeling Rules" and illuminates moments of conflict in which social judgments collide and values are realigned through friction and rupture.
ERC Consolidator Grant for Simone Kühn
Simone Kühn, Research Group Leader of the Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neurosciences at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Head of a working group at the Centre for Psychosocial Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), has won the 2022 ERC Consolidator Grant. Her BrainScape project receives two million euros funding by the European Research Council (ERC).
The Body Unburdened
Drawing on research that combines an ethnography of a new group of women from popular classes in today's Turkey and a study of vigilante violence against these women, including interviews and court files, The Body Unburdened by Esra Sarioglu offers a compelling explanation for the surge of hostility against women in the global era.
How does nature nurture the brain?
After a 60-minute walk in nature, activity in brain regions involved in stress processing decreases. This is the finding of a recent study by the Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, published in Molecular Psychiatry.
Current Research Results
For transnational bribery, the decision to offer bribes strongly depends on the national background of one’s partner ...
Children will eat more fruits and vegetables if families take more time to eat meals. This is the result of a new ...
Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and ...
May 31, 2023
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May 25, 2023
MDR Wissen | Würden Sie Ihre Abschlussprüfung nochmal bestehen?
May 01, 2023
Nautilus | When Are We OK with Getting Bribed?
April 24, 2023
Tagesspiegel | 100 Jahre Muttertag in Deutschland: Ein Tag im Wandel
April 02, 2023